Wednesday , October 27 2021

Americas

FIFA Forward boost for Ecuador with new national teams Technical Centre!

Celebrating football is a time-honoured tradition in Ecuador. Thanks to FIFA’s support, generations to come will benefit from increased competitiveness and more opportunities to get involved in the game. The recent construction of a new technical centre in the province of Guayas represents an additional space to the Casa de …

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Major League Soccer & Continental Tire announce multi-year partnership renewal!

Major League Soccer (MLS) and Continental Tire, one of the oldest independent and largest tire manufacturers in the world, have announced a renewal of their successful partnership that for more than a decade has significantly advanced the growth of the League and the sport in North America. Celebrating its 150th …

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Schedule change announced for CONCACAF W Qualifiers!

CONCACAF has announced that the CONCACAF W Qualifiers will now begin play during the FIFA Women’s Window of February 2022. The first round of the region’s qualifiers to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup and 2024 Women’s Football Olympic Tournament were originally scheduled to kick off next month, during the …

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Quarterfinals schedule confirmed for 2021 CONCACAF League!

CONCACAF has confirmed the schedule and pairings for the 2021 Scotiabank CONCACAF League (SCL) Quarterfinal matches. The home and away series between the Round of 16 winners will take place October 20-21 (first legs) and November 2-3 (second legs). The pairings for the competition’s third round and each club’s road …

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CONCACAF & FIFA confirm schedule for November’s Final Round matches of 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying!

CONCACAF and FIFA have confirmed the schedule for the region’s 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying matches taking place during the FIFA Match Window of November 2021. For the Final Round of CONCACAF’s Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar (sometimes referred to as the ‘Octagonal’), eight national teams are …

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FIFA statement on alleged NWSL sexual harassment cases!

FIFA is deeply concerned by the recent reports in the US made by several players. Due to the severity and seriousness of the allegations being made by players, we can confirm that FIFA’s judicial bodies are actively looking into the matter and have opened a preliminary investigation. As part of …

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AFC agrees media rights deal with ESPN for Latin & Central America besides the Caribbean!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today announced ESPN as their new media partner in Latin America, Central America and non-exclusively in the Caribbean to broadcast AFC competitions for the 2021 to 2024 rights cycle. The agreement includes all major AFC national team and club competitions, including but not limited …

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