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FIFA chief Infantino: We need to face the problems in football together!

In an exclusive interview with AS, FIFA president Gianni Infantino answers questions on the European Super League (ESL) and major clubs’ conflict with UEFA, and discusses the issue of sanctions for the 12 breakaway rebels. He also talks about young people’s waning interest in football, clubs’ multi-million-euro losses and the …

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FIFA opens application window for women’s Coach Education Scholarships!

Member associations can now apply for additional support and access to coaching resources for eligible coaches and players who hold at least a C Licence; New FIFA scholarships to offer funding to help empower more female coaches, as well as players looking to gain further coaching qualifications during or after …

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CAF President concludes successful visit to Liberia & Sierra Leone!

CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe has concluded a successful visit to both Liberia and Sierra Leone together with FIFA president Gianni Infantino. In Liberia president Motsepe met country head of state, President George Weah – the only African to win the FIFA World Player of the Year during his playing …

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Football’s unifying power tops agenda during Sierra Leone visit!

The final leg of the joint CAF and FIFA mission to West Africa featured a visit Sierra Leone, where meetings with the Head of State Brigadier General Dr Julius Maada Bio, Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) President Isha Johansen and national sports officials focused on the unifying power of football …

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Liberian president George Weah announced as Ambassador for Pan-African Inter-School Championship!

A joint CAF and FIFA delegation travelled to Liberia to hold meetings today with the Liberian Football Association and government officials in Monrovia. Partnerships with the public and private sectors, increased opportunities for youth through football and the appointment of Liberian President George Weah as the first Ambassador of the …

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Youth football and unity take centre stage in Côte d’Ivoire!

FIFA and CAF presidents visited Côte d’Ivoire to begin two-day itinerary; Focus on promoting unity, developing and strengthening football governance; Continent’s inaugural pan-African inter-school football championship also launched. The presidents of CAF and FIFA travelled to Côte d’Ivoire on Monday as part of their first joint mission in Africa since …

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FIFA & Gianni Infantino welcome Swiss Federal Criminal Court decision to recuse extraordinary Federal Prosecutor!

FIFA and its President Gianni Infantino welcome the decision of the Swiss Federal Criminal Court (FCC) to remove Stefan Keller from his position as extraordinary Federal Prosecutor. The FCC emphatically declared that the bias of Mr Keller, as demonstrated by his various media releases, repeated procedural errors, and consistent denial …

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Motsepe Foundation donates USD 10M to FIFA-CAF Pan-African School Football Championship!

The President of CAF, Dr Patrice Motsepe announced during his visit to the Ivory Coast, the donation of USD 10m by the Motsepe Foundation to the FIFA-CAF Pan-African School Football Championship. The USD 10m donation will be used to initiate and support the development and growth of schools’ football in …

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FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Kenya’s Zoo FC for involvement in match manipulation!

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has found Kenyan club Zoo FC guilty of having been involved in match manipulation in violation of the FIFA Disciplinary Code (2019 edition). The decision to sanction Zoo FC is related to a series of matches in the Kenyan Premier League deemed to have been manipulated …

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FIFA Infantino & CAF Motsepe call for sacred union around football!

Present in the Ivorian economic capital Abidjan as part of a working visit, Dr. Patrice Motsepe, President of Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) and FIFA President Gianni Infantino delivered a clear message to Ivorian footballers. The two world football leaders have not ceased to advocate peace since their arrival on …

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