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FIFA President joins President of France to launch new FIFA office in Paris!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino attended the inauguration of the Hôtel de la Marine in Paris, together with French President Emmanuel Macron and French Football Association (FFF) President Noël Le Graët, where FIFA intends to open a new office. This renovated historical building is located in the centre of the French …

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FIFA president Infantino reinforces commitment to good governance at UN General Assembly!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has reinforced the importance of protecting the integrity of sport, while speaking at a special United Nations General Assembly event, highlighting the dangers of corruption. Invited to address a UN delegation, and stakeholder chiefs, President Infantino reiterated how good governance is critical to building sustainable, clean …

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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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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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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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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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FIFA president Infantino condoles ex-Olympian Ahmed Hussain’s demise!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino condoled the demise of former Indian senior national team defender Ahmed Hussain, in a letter to AIFF president Praful Patel dated yesterday. The letter stated, “I would like to express my sincerest and heartfelt condolences on the passing of former international player, Ahmed Hussain. Words seem …

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FIFA president Infantino: Respect & dialogue needed as European Super League is strongly disapproved!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for respect and dialogue as he expressed FIFA’s strong disapproval of the proposed European breakaway league project, and has requested that the concerned parties consider their position in line with respecting the institutions that exist to protect the interest of national, European and global …

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