Five-man Fifa/GoG Task Force against corruption [All You Need To Know]

World football governing body, Fifa, has announced a joint task force of five people with the Government of Ghana. This was made known at a joint press conference with the Normalization Committee whose mandate has now been officially extended to…

48-team Qatar World Cup would be too long – Xavi

Former Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez says Fifa should abandon a proposal to increase the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 from 32. The World Cup will feature 48 teams for the 2026 edition, to…

Africa ‘will support’ 2022 World Cup expansion

Africa “will definitely support” expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams, says the Confederation of African Football (Caf) vice-president. Fifa’s Council is meeting in Miami on Thursday and Friday when it will discuss the possible expansion. With…

World Cup expansion to dominate FIFA agenda in Miami

The possible expansion of the 2022 World Cup is poised to dominate discussions when FIFA’s ruling council meets in Miami on Friday. FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to increase the number of teams due to take part in the footballing…

2022 World Cup: Fifa warned of human rights issues if tournament is expanded

Fifa has been urged to consider countries’ human rights records as it prepares to discuss expanding the 2022 World Cup from 32 to 48 teams. The event will be staged in Qatar, but matches could be played in other Gulf…

Tokyo 2020: Sierra Leone, Angola out of Women’s football qualifiers

Due to their current suspension by Fifa, Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the Caf Women’s qualifiers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games football event. Following the decision, Cote d’Ivoire progress to the next round. Meanwhile, Angola has withdrawn from…

Chelsea banned from signing new players for next two transfer windows

Chelsea have been banned from signing players in the next two transfer windows for breaching rules in relation to youth players, Fifa has announced. They have also been fined 600,000 Swiss francs, while the Football Association has been fined 510,000…

Fifa unveil Essien in team of legends to promote Women’s World Cup

Former Ghana international Michael Essien is among 23 legends unveiled by Fifa as part of a campaign to promote this year’s Women’s World Cup in France. The players making up the squad – 13 women and 10 men – are…

Infantino sole candidate for Fifa presidency

Fifa president Gianni Infantino is set to serve a second term after world football’s governing body said on Wednesday he would be the only candidate for June’s vote. The 48-year-old has been in charge of Fifa since February 2016, after…

Fifa, Qatar set up joint venture to deliver 2022 World Cup

Global soccer body Fifa has set up a joint venture with 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar as part of its effort to streamline organisation of the tournament, it said on Tuesday. The global soccer body said in a statement that…

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