The Draw for the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup was held today at the Teatro Nacional in San José, revealing the pathway to glory for the 16 participating teams and fans around the world. With the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup fast approaching, some of the world’s best young …Read More »
The eagerly anticipated FIFA World Cup intercontinental playoffs, which will see four countries vie for the remaining two slots at football’s flagship event, will be held at Qatar’s Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium. On June 13, the winners of the AFC playoff between Australia and UAE on June 7 – also …Read More »
The development of beach soccer in Fiji took an important next step last month, with the association holding their first FIFA Beach Soccer Coaching Course in Vatuwaqa. The course was led by Angelo Schirinzi, a FIFA Instructor with a history of helping to grow the game in Tahiti and Solomon …Read More »
Ethics Committee opens formal proceedings against Gabonese football officials charged with sexual abuse!
In December 2021, the independent Ethics Committee initiated preliminary investigation proceedings into allegations of sexual abuse allegedly committed by the former Gabon U-17 coach Patrick Assoumou Eyi, who is accused of raping and sexually abusing minors in Gabon. Following a request by its chairman, and in accordance with the FIFA …Read More »
FIFA has teamed up with blockchain technology company Algorand to agree a sponsorship and technical partnership deal. The agreement means Algorand will become the official blockchain platform of FIFA and provide the official blockchain-supported wallet solution. As per the sponsorship agreement, Algorand will be a 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar …Read More »
Passionate football fans from across the globe are looking ahead to the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar and have submitted 23.5 million ticket requests in the most recent random selection draw sales period, which closed yesterday, April 28, 2022, at 11:00 CET. The latest sales phase opened after the …Read More »
FIFA launch tender process for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup media rights in selected territories in Asia!
FIFA has announced that it will launch an invitation to tender (ITT) on April 28, 2022 for the sale of media rights to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in selected territories across Asia. Interested parties will be invited to make an offer in one or more of the following …Read More »
As part of its ongoing commitment to modernising FIFA’s regulatory framework, FIFA will launch the FIFA Legal Portal, an online platform through which proceedings before the FIFA Football Tribunal and FIFA judicial bodies will be conducted, as of May 1, 2022. The portal will enable football stakeholders – such as …Read More »
FIFA has published its first-ever Club Licensing Guide specifically for women’s football. The guide is a practical tool that will support member associations in implementing club licensing for their women’s football competitions. The guide will contribute to the ongoing professionalisation and development of the women’s game at club level. As …Read More »
FIFA’s Chief Social Responsibility and Education Officer Joyce Cook has announced that she will assume a new role as a Senior Advisor, working primarily with FIFA on the delivery of an independent safe sports entity. In this new role, she will build on a wide range of achievements during her …Read More »