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FIFA World Rankings: India gain 11 spots – now 152nd, Argentina stay top!

Earlier in the day, the latest FIFA ‘Coca Cola’ Men’s World Ranking were released by the world football governing body and in it India gained 11 places into 152nd position behind Lesotho and ahead of South Sudan. India now have 200 points, 49 more than last month and gain two …

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International audit expert Tomaž Vesel appointed chairperson of FIFA’s Audit & Compliance Committee!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council yesterday, July 6 appointed Tomaž Vesel of Slovenia as the independent chairperson of FIFA’s Audit and Compliance Committee until the 67th FIFA Congress, with immediate effect. Mr Vesel currently serves as President of the Court of Auditors in Slovenia having been elected by the …

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Ticket prices for 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup & 2018 FIFA World Cup announced!

The ticket prices for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ were announced in Moscow yesterday following a Local Organising Committee (LOC) board meeting with FIFA participation. As for the South Africa and Brazil FIFA World Cups held in 2010 and 2014, a special category has …

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FIFA legacy programmes launched in Papua New Guinea!

There have been a monumental few days in terms of football in Papua New Guinea, as several projects have been officially launched within the framework of the FIFA and Papua New Guinea Football Association’s Legacy programme as the countdown to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup begins. For every single …

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FIFA MA Referees Fitness Course underway in Gandhinagar!

It’s a FIFA first, and it’s being held in India. For the first time in the World – a four day FIFA Referees Fitness Course is being conducted and FIFA has chosen India as the destination. The All India Football Federation on a collaborative effort with FIFA is presently conducting …

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FIFA-MA Referee Fitness Course kicks-off in Gandhinagar, Gujarat!

The All India Football Federation organized FIFA-MA Referees Fitness Course kicked-off in Gandhinagar, Gujarat today, June 21 and is slated to conclude on June 24. The AIFF will also conduct the same course for another batch from June 26-29. The Instructor for both the Courses is Ganesan Maniam and 44 …

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New FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura passes eligibility check!

World football governing body FIFA can confirm that Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura has successfully passed the eligibility check conducted by the independent Review Committee and will assume the role of FIFA Secretary General on Monday, June 20. The Review Committee, which was established at the recent FIFA Congress in May …

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New Zealand joins line-up of champions in Russia at 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup!

New Zealand has guaranteed a place in the line-up of champions playing the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia after defeating Papua New Guinea 4-2 on penalties (0-0 AET) in the final of the 2016 OFC Nations Cup. The All Whites will join Russia (host), Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup …

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Official Mascot for 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea unveiled!

The Official Mascot of the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup 2016 was launched and presented to the public today in front of thousands of football fans at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. The chosen mascot is a bird of paradise – a symbolic animal that is unique …

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