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Bureau of the FIFA Council passes decisions concerning Côte d’Ivoire & Pakistan!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council had taken jus before Christmas the following decisions concerning the governance of two member associations. Normalisation committee appointed for the Ivorian Football Association (FIF) The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to appoint a normalisation committee for FIF pursuant to art. 8 par. …

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FIFA Council passes landmark reforms for female players & coaches, agrees further steps in COVID-19 response!

The FIFA Council has passed landmark reforms to better protect female players and football coaches, and approved several additional measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting, which was held via videoconference, opened with the members observing a minute’s silence in honour of Diego Maradona, who died on November …

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FIFA Council decides 2020 FIFA Club World Cup in Feb 2021, women’s youth tournaments only in 2022!

In light of the current global COVID-19 pandemic and its continuing impact on football, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has taken a number of decisions related to FIFA competitions, including the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 as well as the women’s youth tournaments planned for 2020. Following discussion and …

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FIFA Council unanimously approves COVID-19 Relief Plan & other decisions!

The FIFA Council convened by videoconference today and made important decisions for the future of football, chief of which was the selection of Australia and New Zealand as hosts of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Council approved several measures with a view to responding to COVID-19 and helping …

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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Bid Evaluation Report published!

Following a detailed assessment of the bid books and visits to the bidding countries, today FIFA confirmed that three bids will be submitted to the FIFA Council in order for it to select the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup host(s) at its meeting to be held online on June 25, 2020. The …

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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Council to select host(s) on June 25!

In light of the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having around the world and the postponement of the FIFA Council meeting that was foreseen to take place in early June 2020 in Addis Ababa, FIFA has today confirmed to the bidding member associations that the selection of the host(s) …

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Bureau of the FIFA Council decisions on FIFA events!

Following a thorough assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent recommendations made by the FIFA-Confederations COVID-19 Working Group, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has taken the following decisions in relation to FIFA events: – to confirm the following proposed new tournament dates, subject to further monitoring: …

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Bureau of the FIFA Council decisions concerning impact of COVID-19!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council chaired by FIFA President Gianni Infantino convened by conference call today to address the exceptional circumstances created by the COVID-19 virus outbreak and decided unanimously: To include the new dates of the CONMEBOL Copa América and the UEFA EURO (11 June to 11 July …

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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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FIFA Council meeting to be held via video conference!

At the request of several of its members, the upcoming meeting of the FIFA Council, which was originally scheduled to take place in Asunción, Paraguay, will be held by video conference on March 20, 2020 at 10:00h (CET) from Zurich, Switzerland. The meeting will be organised at the Home of …

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