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Changes to the International Match Calendar due to the COVID-19 pandemic!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has approved a change to the men’s International Match Calendar in response to the global disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the postponement of the South American qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2022™ that were due to take place in March 2021, …

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FIFA’s Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions Issa Hayatou!

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr Issa Hayatou, former CAF president, former FIFA President ad interim, FIFA Vice-President and member of the FIFA Council, as well as Honorary FIFA Vice‑President, responsible for having breached article 15 (Duty of Loyalty) of the FIFA Code of Ethics. …

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FIFA & ASEAN join for mental health campaign #ReachOut!

FIFA and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have joined forces to launch #ReachOut, a campaign designed to promote healthy lifestyles to help combat the symptoms of mental health conditions, and to encourage people to seek help when they need it. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be more …

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Egyptian FA Normalisation Committee mandate extended by bureau of the FIFA Council!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided today to further extend the mandate of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) Normalisation Committee until January 5, 2022. The Bureau observed that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the implementation of strict restrictions in Egypt, which has unfortunately not improved to the …

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Benin hosts landmark School Football Tournament!

12 boys and girls Under-16 teams contest week-long event; Tournament also included training for young referees and reporters; Grand Popo hosts event showcasing link between football, education and society. Mouyibath Aweba donned the colours of his school and prepared to play in a significant event in Benin’s football history. The …

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FIFA denies testing of new rules & regulations!

FIFA would like to clarify the erroneous reports circulating in the media in recent days regarding FIFA’s alleged intention to trial experimental changes to the Laws of the Game at a youth tournament played in the Netherlands. FIFA can confirm that there is currently no intention to trial any of …

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LaLiga join UEFA and FIFA in European Super League lawsuit!

LaLiga have decided to appear in the proceedings no.150/2021 brought before the 17th Commercial Court of Madrid with regard to the lawsuit filed by the organisation representing the European Super League against UEFA and FIFA. This intervention by LaLiga has been requested both in the precautionary measures and in the …

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FIFA appoints Kay Madati as Chief Commercial Officer!

FIFA have announced the appointment of Kay Madati as its new Chief Commercial Officer. Kay, with a 20-year background in the international media, sports and entertainment industries will assume his duties at FIFA on July 19, 2021. Kay’s experience includes leading teams around the world at Twitter, Viacom, Facebook, Time …

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FIFA awards 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup media rights in host market New Zealand!

FIFA has today announced that it has awarded the exclusive rights in New Zealand for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup to Sky Network Television Ltd (Sky). As part of the agreement, Sky will show all 64 matches of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the biggest event in the …

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Group stage draw held for 2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup!

The draw for the 2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup – Russia unfolded today at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. Record five-time champions Brazil will square off against Switzerland, whom they beat in a thrilling Dubai 2009 final, 2011 semifinalists El Salvador and Belarus in a mouth-watering Group C. …

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