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Message of unity, peace and solidarity in FIFA’s Mali visit!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino spoke of the importance of football in fostering unity, peace and solidarity during a visit to Bamako, the capital of the Republic of Mali, where he held meetings with the head of state, Bah N’Daw, the Minister of Youth & Sports, Mossa Ag Attaher, and officials …

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Normalisation committee appointed for the Malian FA!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council had yesterday, December 21, 2017, decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Malian Football Association (FEMAFOOT) in accordance with article 8 paragraph 2 of the FIFA Statutes. The committee will be in charge of running the daily affairs of FEMAFOOT, reviewing the association’s …

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History, revenge and consolation on offer in 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Finale!

And so there were two. From the 24 teams that travelled to India in search of World Cup glory, only England and Spain still have a chance of making their dreams come true. After three weeks of intense competition, the final of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India will …

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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup – India: MatchDay 15 – Round-up!

The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India continued today, October 25 with the two semifinals taking place in Kolkata and Navi Mumbai. England and Spain made light work of their opponents in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinals in India on Wednesday. A hattrick from Liverpool FC’s Rhian …

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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup – India: MatchDay 1 – Round-up!

The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India kicked off yesterday with Group A and Group B matches taking place in New Delhi and Navi Mumbai. Turkey were the first team to score in the first FIFA Tournament to take place on the Indian subcontinent, as FC Schalke 04 midfielder …

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Mali and Niger seal Africa’s final tickets to 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India!

Victories in their final group matches on Sunday ensured Mali and Niger progressed to the 2017 FIFA World Cup in India after reaching the 2017 CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations semifinals. The top two sides in Group B join fellow India 2017 qualifiers Ghana and Guinea, who progressed from …

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FIFA suspends Mali, India U-17 lose African friendly match opponent!

Only yesterday it was announced that the India Under-17 national team in preparation for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup would host Mali in Mumbai for a two match series on April 6 and 9, but the matches had to be cancelled today after Mali was suspended by world football …

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