FIFA president Gianni Infantino concluded his visit to Morocco by thanking King Mohammed VI, the Moroccan government and Moroccan Football Association (FRMF) for their commitment and continuous support for the development of football in the country and beyond. “I would like to thank everyone who has accompanied us on this …Read More »
FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee closes cases of Beckenbauer, Zwanziger & Schmidt!
The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has ruled that the conduct of Franz Beckenbauer, Theo Zwanziger and Horst. R. Schmidt in connection with the 2006 FIFA World Cup cannot be prosecuted due to the expiry of the applicable limitation period for prosecution in accordance with article 12 of …Read More »
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has spoken of the need for football to strengthen its cooperation across the African continent, and has shown his support for the promotion of women’s football locally, following discussions with Moroccan Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, and the President of the Moroccan …Read More »
Additional investment and commitment for further support were some of the key messages delivered by FIFA president Gianni Infantino on his visit to the Sudanese capital Khartoum. The FIFA President notably met with the Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, with the Minister of Youth and Sports, …Read More »
FIFA President stresses African unity at Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) Assembly!
FIFA president Gianni Infantino stressed the importance of unity among member associations, regional organisations and continental confederations in his address to the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) Annual General Assembly in Johannesburg, South Africa, prior to attending a meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town. …Read More »
FIFA and the African Union have agreed to launch a schools football competition following a meeting in Kinshasa between FIFA President Gianni Infantino and the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Félix Tshisekedi, who is also the current Chairperson of the African Union (AU). The two presidents, who …Read More »
Another FIFA Regional Development Office, on this occasion in Brazzaville, the capital city of the Republic of the Congo, has been inaugurated, furthering FIFA’s commitment to support its member associations on the ground in the delivery of infrastructure, competitions, development and education projects. The trip to Brazzaville also included separate …Read More »
The long-term development of football in east Africa received a substantial boost with the inauguration of a new FIFA Regional Development Office in Kigali, Rwanda, following a signature and opening ceremony that included FIFA President Gianni Infantino, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from Rwanda, Vincent Biruta, the …Read More »
A meeting with President Faustin-Archange Touadéra, a national honour from the Central African Republic, and a presentation of a ground-breaking project involving the Central African Republic Football Association (RCA), the French Football Federation (FFF) and FIFA, highlighted FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s first-ever visit to Bangui. The Renaissance Palace provided the …Read More »
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has met with Senegal’s Head of State, President Macky Sall, at the Presidential Palace in Dakar on the latest leg of his trip to Africa. Accompanied by Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) President Augustin Senghor, the delegation, which also included FIFA Secretary General and Senegal native, Fatma …Read More »