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Candidates for UEFA Executive Committee & FIFA Council announced!

Following the resignation of Germany’s Reinhard Grindel in 2019 from his positions as a UEFA Executive Committee member and FIFA Council member, elections for these two positions will be held at the 44th Ordinary UEFA Congress on March 3, 2020 in Amsterdam. By the set deadline of Friday, January 3 …

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FIFA Council unanimously approves expansion of the FIFA Women’s World Cup to 32 teams!

The FIFA Council has unanimously agreed to a proposal to expand the number of teams taking part in the FIFA Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32, with effect as of the next edition of the tournament in 2023. Since the bidding process for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 …

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AIFF president Praful Patel proud to be FIFA Council member!

After being elected as the first-ever Indian member of the FIFA Council, AIFF president Praful Patel spoke about the same to IANS. “I am happy with the victory here, because my election to FIFA council is also a proud moment for India. I also feel personally honoured to become the …

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AFC & FIFA Council elections held at 29th AFC Congress!

The 29th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress concluded on Saturday, April 6 with AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa (Bahrain) re-elected unopposed for a second four-year term (2019-2023) at the helm of a new-look AFC Executive Committee. Newly-elected FIFA Council member Praful Patel, addressing delegates on behalf of …

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Praful Patel elected India’s first-ever FIFA Council Member!

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel was elected a FIFA Council Member at the 29th AFC Congress Malaysia 2019 held in Kuala Lumpur earlier today, April 6. A total of 5 candidates including Mr. Patel was elected in addition to the AFC President, and one female member for the …

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2026 FIFA World Cup: FIFA Council designates bids for final voting by the FIFA Congress!

As it gears up for the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Moscow hosted meeting number 7 of the FIFA Council this Sunday, June 10. FIFA’s strategic body decided on a number of important competition matters, chief of which was another key step in the bidding process for …

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FIFA Congress confirms next steps of the bidding process for the 2026 FIFA World Cup!

FIFA’s 211 member associations assembled today, May 10 in Manama, Bahrain for the 67th FIFA Congress. The organisation’s supreme body made a few important decisions to validate reports on FIFA’s activities in 2016 and, more importantly, to agree on key steps for the future of the organisation. This included the …

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FIFA Council prepares Congress, takes key decisions for the future of the FIFA World Cup!

The FIFA Council convened today, May 9 in Manama, Bahrain to discuss a number of key topics, some of which will be voted on by the 67th FIFA Congress on Thursday, May 11. FIFA’s strategic body passed important decisions related to the future of FIFA’s competitions, particularly the FIFA World …

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Four Asian members elected to FIFA Council!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Member Associations have on Monday elected Mahfuza Kiron (Bangladesh), Zhang Jian (China), Chung Mong Gyu (South Korea) and Mariano V. Araneta Jr. (Philippines) for the four places allocated to Asia on the FIFA Council at the AFC Congress 2017 in Manama, Bahrain. With three male …

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