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FIFA World Cup candidate workshop kicks off in Zurich!

As part of the respective bidding processes for the 2030 and 2034 editions of the FIFA World Cup, a three-day candidate workshop got underway in Zurich today. Around 35 representatives from the member associations bidding to host the FIFA World Cup 2030 (Morocco, Portugal and Spain) and its accompanying centenary …

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Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2023: Teams and groups confirmed!

The teams and groups for the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2023 have been confirmed, with a host of exciting encounters lined up for the Zurich tournament, which is set to take place May 17/18. The competition’s first-round format sees the teams split into two four-team groups in both male and …

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Reshmin Chowdhury & Jermaine Jenas to host The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021!

When football’s greatest stars receive The Best FIFA Football Awards on January 17 for their performances during last season, they will be introduced by a pair of world-class hosts: Reshmin Chowdhury and Jermaine Jenas. The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony will be held as a virtual TV show, broadcasted from …

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Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup 2021 postponed to the end of August as a precaution!

Due to the current epidemiological situation in Zurich and Switzerland as a whole, FIFA and the Organising Committee have decided to postpone the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup, which is traditionally held over the Ascension holiday. COVID-19 caused the cancellation of last year’s tournament – but the organisers are still hoping …

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FIFA World Football Museum: More than 160,000 visitors in 2019!

In 2019 the FIFA World Football Museum welcomed a record 161,700 visitors through its doors in Zurich, many of them attracted by a programme dedicated to women’s football and the interaction between different football cultures. This was the second consecutive year that the Museum set a new annual top mark …

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Inaugural FIFA Coach Mentorship Programme begins in Zurich!

As part of FIFA’s commitment to increase the opportunities that exist within football for female coaches, the inaugural FIFA Coach Mentorship Programme began on October 29, 2018 at FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich. The new project is designed to support female coaches by enabling them to acquire new knowledge, skills and …

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Zurich to host FIFA Conference for Equality and Inclusion on March 2!

March 2, 2018 marks FIFA’s fourth annual conference on the important topic of equality and inclusion in and through sports. It follows three successful conferences focusing on the role of sports in fostering positive social impact and advocating for a better world. The fourth edition of the FIFA Conference for …

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Unanimous decision expands FIFA World Cup to 48 teams from 2026 onwards!

The FIFA Council has unanimously decided in favour of expanding the FIFA World Cup to a 48-team competition as of the 2026 edition. World football’s supervisory and strategic body held its third meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on January 9/10, and decided on a new tournament format …

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Carli Lloyd, Claudio Ranieri & Silvia Neid named The Best at FIFA football awards!

Football’s annual celebration of its top performers entered a new era this Monday, January 9 evening in Zurich, with the inaugural edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards. The winners of the prestigious individual awards as the best of the last 12 months are: The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016: …

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Who is The Best? The Best FIFA Football Awards to crown The Best of 2016!

Who is The Best? The world will find out in Zurich on January 9, 2017. The Best FIFA Football Awards, the inaugural edition of the FIFA awards for football excellence, will be the definitive accolade to celebrate the greatest performers of 2016. The Best FIFA Football Awards will not only …

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