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FIFA & European Parliament to team up to address social issues through football!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino and European Parliament (EP) President David Sassoli have agreed to organising a joint event next year with the objective to address critical social issues via football following a fruitful meeting held today in Brussels. “We started a path at FIFA some years ago to invest football …

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2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Draws in South America & Africa to be held!

With 136 out of 900 matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers having already been played, the national teams in South America and Africa can now look forward to learning their fate as both CONMEBOL and CAF get set to stage their draws on the road to Qatar. The …

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Mohun Bagan overwhelm TRAU FC for first 2019/20 I-League win!

Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan registered their first victory of the 13th I-League season, overwhelming league debutants Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC of Manipur 4-0 at the Kalyani Municipality Stadium on Wednesday, December 11. The Mariners, who had picked up just one point from their first two outings, rode a …

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Professional Football Report 2019: 91% of member associations implementing club licensing!

A total of 3,425 professional clubs around the world, top-tier competitions in 205 countries and 91% of member associations with a licensing system in place (which represents an increase of 13 percentage points since the last such survey): these are some of the standout stats from FIFA’s Professional Football Report …

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Football runs in the blood of India U-17 Women’s Martina Thokchom!

Thanks to her tall and powerful frame, 15-year-old Martina Thokchom literally stands head and shoulders above her teammates as they train at the Mumbai Football Arena. The Indian U-17 Women’s World Cup squad is currently in Mumbai ahead of the much-awaited U17 Women’s Football Tournament 2019 that begins on Friday, …

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Electric Veng FC to play in their first ever MPL final!

Electric Veng FC sealed their first ever place in the Mizoram Premier League final as they beat former champions Chhinga Veng FC in a 5-4 penalty shootout victory on Tuesday, December 10 evening at Rajic Gandhi Stadium. The two sides had already played out a goalless draw in the first …

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