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Qatar & Australia withdraw from 2021 Copa America!

The CONMEBOL organised Copa America 2021 will have to do without the invitational sides Qatar and Australia due to delayed Asian continental qualification commitments. The 2021 Copa America is scheduled to be held from June 11 to July 10 in Argentina and Colombia with 12 nations supposed to participate. Alongside …

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Football Australia unveils ambitious 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Legacy plan to Government!

Football Australia’s plan to deliver immediate and long-term community benefits and economic impact from Australia’s co-hosting of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup took a significant step on Tuesday, with the game’s Legacy ’23 plan presented to Ministers, Senators, and Officials of the Federal Government at Australian Parliament House in …

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FIFA appoints Chief Operating Officers for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

FIFA has announced today the appointment of two Chief Operating Officers (COOs) in Australia and New Zealand respectively for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Following their initial appointment last year to lead the FIFA Women’s World Cup office in their respective host countries, Jane Fernandez has now been named …

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AFC President extends condolences on the passing of Gary Power!

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has sent his condolences to Football Australia and to the family and loved ones of former FIFA referee and respected administrator Gary Power who passed away at the age of 69 on Tuesday after bravely battling cancer. Power was …

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AIFF collaborates with FC Barcelona & Australia to hold online refresher course for E-certificate instructors!

The All India Football Federation (AFF) organised a three-day online refresher course for AIFF E-certificate instructors from Friday, December 11 to Sunday, December 13. Danny Abboud from Football Federation Australia (FFA) and Jordi Fernandez from FC Barcelona attended the sessions as the Course Instructors. AIFF general secretary Kushal Das thanked …

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Host City selection process for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup to begin!

Following the decision in June to award Australia and New Zealand the right to host the next FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023, the process to select the Host Cities for the tournament took its first steps today with confirmation that virtual workshops between FIFA and the 12 candidate cities …

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Nike VIDEO: From the Grounds Up – Melbourne’s Fitzroy Lions SC!

“Football should be for free. And the Fitzroy Lions are making sure kids play for free.” That’s the mission of Abdulmalik Abdurahman, the founder of Fitzroy Lions SC, a youth football club in Melbourne, Australia. The club and its players have become a unifying force for their community. With a …

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Tim Cahill: Subrata Paul was everywhere against Australia in 2011!

Everton legend Tim Cahill lauded ‘Spiderman’ Subrata Paul’s “work ethic and commitment” which he believes enabled “Subrata to stay at the top his game” all throughout. In a live chat with AIFF TV featuring Subrata Paul, Cahill sent in a message from Australia mentioning: “Off the park, one of the …

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Jane Fernandez confirmed as Australia’s Head of 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup office!

Football Federation Australia (FFA) confirmed on Friday, August 7 that Jane Fernandez will continue with FFA as its Head of 2003 FIFA Women’s World Cup office with immediate effect. FFA CEO James Johnson said, “As General Manager of the FWWC Bid Jane did an exceptional job in managing a technically …

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Australia’s A-League 2019-20 season to restart Friday, July 17!

Football Federation Australia (FFA) have confirmed that the remainder of the A-League 2019-20 season will commence this Friday, July 17. The remainder of the 2019/20 season will now see the 27 matches played over 34 days. The A-League 2020 Finals Series has been moved back a week and the Grand …

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