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FIFA appoints normalisation committee for Trinidad and Tobago!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has yesterday, March 17 decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) in accordance with art. 8 par. 2 of the FIFA Statutes. The decision follows the recent FIFA/CONCACAF fact-finding mission to Trinidad and Tobago to assess, together …

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FIFA president Infantino reacts to Coronavirus impact on football!

The world is facing an unprecedented health challenge and clearly a global and collective response is needed. Cooperation, mutual respect and understanding must be the guiding principles for all decision makers to have in mind at this crucial moment in time. Particularly in football, finding appropriate and fair solutions at global …

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VIDEO: FIFA & WHO launch five key tactics to tackle Coronavirus!

FIFA has reiterated its support to the World Health Organization (WHO) in fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching an awareness campaign led by six world-renowned coaches, who request everyone across the world to follow five key tactics that tackle the spread of the disease. With tactics playing such a key …

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FIFA & WHO launch five key tactics to tackle Coronavirus!

FIFA has reiterated its support to the World Health Organization (WHO) in fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching an awareness campaign led by six world-renowned coaches, who request everyone across the world to follow five key tactics that tackle the spread of the disease. With tactics playing such a key …

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Coronavirus forces FIFA to postpone international matches!

In light of the current situation concerning the Coronavirus, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided that the general football rules which normally oblige clubs to release players for national team matches will not apply for the upcoming international windows in March/April. The situation is rapidly evolving across the …

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FIFA to collaborate with WHO to tackle Coronavirus!

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, met yesterday, March 12 with the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss how football can help the WHO respond to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and what measures should sports governing bodies …

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FIFA Congress rescheduled due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)!

On account of the spread of COVID-19, numerous international bodies and public health authorities have advised against the organisation of international events. Concerns over the health and well-being of participants, as well as travel restrictions in many countries, have resulted in the cancellation or postponement of many such events in …

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2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Asia postponed due to Coronavirus!

Following consultation with Asia’s member associations, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have agreed to postpone the upcoming Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar as follows: Matches originally scheduled to take place during the international window of March 23-31, 2020 and June 1-9, 2020 are …

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FIFA World Football Museum displays “Meant to Bond” sculpture by Olympic champion Josephine Henning!

After hanging up her boots at the age of 28, former Germany international Josephine Henning has now turned her attention to the creative arts. One of her works has just gone on display in Zurich: the “Meant to Bond” sculpture fashioned by the Olympic gold medallist and European champion is …

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Latest FIFA VAR technology tests conducted successfully on KNVB campus!

The KNVB campus played host to a two-day VAR technology test event under the umbrella of FIFA and its new working group for innovation excellence. In line with recent vision of FIFA President Gianni Infantino topics including more affordable VAR systems were presented and discussed as part of the roadmap to 2022. …

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