Wednesday , February 1 2023


2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup targets over 100,000 fans for epic opening matchday!

The first match to take place in Australia of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be an even bigger celebration, with co-host country Australia now facing the Republic of Ireland at the tournament’s largest venue, Stadium Australia, in Sydney/Gadigal. Stadium Australia was due to host knockout matches only, but …

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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup match officials fine tune preparations in Doha!

‘A rigorous and focused preparation.’ Those were the words of FIFA Referees Committee Chairman Pierluigi Collina earlier this month when announcing the 33 female referees, 55 female assistant referees and 19 video match officials (VMO) selected to form ‘FIFA Team One’ for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup – Australia …

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FIFA publishes Global Transfer Report 2022 with all-time record-setting numbers!

FIFA has today published the 2022 edition of the Global Transfer Report, according to which an all-time record of 71,002 transfers across borders were made in 2022, with 21,764 involving professionals (men and women) plus 49,238 amateurs. There were 20,209 international transfers in men’s professional football in 2022, representing an …

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FIFA launches education initiative designed to develop digital skills of member associations!

FIFA has launched FIFA Digital Skills, an educational programme designed to develop the expertise of professionals in the global football community on all things digital, through a dedicated e-learning platform and a series of live masterclasses. As administrative and business activities continue to develop due to emerging technologies, the programme …

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Official Match Ball for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup unveiled by adidas!

Today, OCEAUNZ, the Official Match Ball of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup was launched in spectacular fashion in Sydney / Gadigal, Australia, travelling over the iconic Sydney skyline by helicopter before arriving at Marks Park overlooking Bondi Beach. The ninth successive football produced by adidas for the FIFA Women’s …

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FIFA publishes report on the achievements of the transfer system reform!

FIFA has published a comprehensive document that details the reforms conducted within football’s transfer system during the 2017-2022 period. Modernising football’s regulatory framework and increasing transparency, integrity and fairness within the transfer system has been one of FIFA’s key pillars since the launch of FIFA 2.0 in late 2016, and …

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