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President Infantino uses virtual FIFA Congress platform to encourage football’s safe return!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino sent out a message of encouragement to all 211 of FIFA’s member associations (MAs) via videoconference today as the FIFA Congress convened remotely for the first time ever. Meeting online during the global pandemic, with the football landscape looking very different to the backdrop to the …

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Soccerex to welcome FIFA president Infantino to Soccerex Connected!

Soccerex has announced that FIFA president Gianni Infantino will be welcomed as guest of honour to Soccerex Connected, the company’s first digital event, to be held September 21-25, 2020 bringing together a global audience. President Infantino will be speaking following a period of unparalleled disruption to sports worldwide, leading a …

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UNODC & FIFA partner to kick out corruption & foster youth development through football!

The UN’s leading anti-corruption agency, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the world football’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to step up their joint cooperation to address threats posed by crime to sport. The MoU, …

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Composition of the normalisation committee for the Venezuelan FA confirmed!

In accordance with the decision adopted by the Bureau of the FIFA Council to appoint a normalisation committee for the Venezuelan Football Association (FVF) and following the consultations and interviews held by FIFA and CONMEBOL, the following members have been appointed to the committee: Laureano González (President); Bernardo Añor (member); Luis Eduardo …

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FIFA publishes first-ever manual on third-party influence & ownership!

In line with its commitment to promoting greater transparency and disclosure of its core internal activities, FIFA has published the “Manual on ‘TPI’ and ‘TPO’ in football agreements”. This manual has been developed with the primary objective of informing football stakeholders and the general public about how FIFA interprets and …

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FIFA president Infantino & former US attorney general Loretta Lynch to open 3rd FIFA Compliance Summit!

In line with its continued commitment to promoting good governance and compliance in confederations, member associations and across football, FIFA today announced the agenda and keynote speakers who will participate in the third edition of the FIFA Compliance Summit, which will take place this year in a virtual format from …

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FIFA launches programme to help member associations further develop women’s football!

FIFA has launched a programme for member associations (MAs) to further develop women’s football on a sustainable basis whilst simultaneously pushing it forward into the mainstream. In line with FIFA’s Women’s Football Strategy, the FIFA Women’s Development Programme aims to provide all 211 member associations with the opportunity to apply for …

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3-day FIFA MA Course for women referees draws to a close!

The three-day virtual FIFA MA course organized by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for women referees & assistant referees took place from August 27-29, 2020. A total of 46 participants were part of the course. The course was conducted by Yamagishi Sachiko – a Japanese international who is a …

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