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FIFA President highlights commitment to good governance & human rights in Council of Europe address!

Invited to address the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the occasion of the adoption of a new report on football governance, FIFA President Gianni Infantino highlighted the shared values of the two organisations and their strong cooperation since the signing of a memorandum of understanding in …

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President Infantino reiterates FIFA’s commitment to African football!

Infantino promises to give African football support it “deserves”; FIFA President highlights “unequalled” potential of African football; IMC & Pan-African Super League on agenda at CAF Extraordinary General Assembly. Speaking during the 13th CAF Extraordinary General Assembly in Cairo, FIFA President Gianni Infantino assured delegates that FIFA will continue to …

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FIFA president Infantino discusses football issues with world leaders!

From September 21-27, 2021, Heads of State and Government addressed the UN General Assembly following the theme for the 76th session: “Building resilience through hope – to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainability, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalize the United Nations”. As …

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Ongoing cooperation highlights FIFA-African Union discussions!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has stressed the need to harmonise the international match calendar to help make football truly global during a meeting with Félix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and current chairperson of the African Union (AU). The two Presidents, who were meeting around the …

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FIFA president Infantino calls for stakeholder input at ECA general assembly!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has advocated solidarity among the football community as a means of fostering a stronger future for the sport, during his address to the 26th General Assembly of the European Club Association. The speech, delivered by video to the event in Geneva, focused on the need for …

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FIFA president Infantino meets Afghan refugees at FIFA World Cup famility in Doha!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino emphasised the important role football can play in tough times when meeting refugees from Afghanistan being housed at the Park View Villas complex in Doha on Saturday. The FIFA President joined Lolwah-Al Khater, Assistant Foreign Minister and spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, …

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FIFA reacts to Premier League clubs not winning to release players for FIFA matches in red-list countries!

The world football governing body FIFA have released a statement by FIFA president Gianni Infantino on the travel restrictions by the British authorities and the Premier League clubs wanting not to release players! FIFA president Gianni Infantino said, “We have faced global problems together in the past and must continue …

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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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