Most football associations support 48-team World Cup in Qatar

Most soccer associations in the world back increasing the size of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams from 32, with some matches to be played in neighbouring countries, Fifa President Gianni Infantino said on Thursday. Infantino told…

Inkoom free to play again as Fifa lifts his worldwide ban

Ghana international Samuel Inkoom has been given the all clear to continue his football career. The defender had been serving a worldwide ban by Fifa for almost two years. Inkoom fell on the Fifa axe over a settlement dispute with…

‘No one should be happy about Nyantakyi’s downfall’ – Ahinful

Many football icons have added their voice on former GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi’s lifetime ban by the FIFA Adjudicatory Chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee. Many have divergent view as far as the lifetime ban to the former Caf First…

STATEMENT: Nyantakyi to appeal Fifa ban to CAS

Former Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi has indicated his to decision to appeal the Fifa life ban and CHF 500,000 fine handed him to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS). The world football governing body imposed the sanctions…

Fifa bans Nyantakyi for life

Fifa has announced a lifetime ban on Kwesi Nyantakyi over his conduct in the corruption exposé by undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Fifa, Tuesday stated that “The adjudicatory chamber found Mr. Nyantakyi guilty of having violated art. 19 (Conflicts of…

Fifa approves prize money increase for Women’s World Cup

Fifa will raise the prize money for the Women’s World Cup from $15 million to $30 million starting with next year’s edition in France, president Gianni Infantino announced on Friday, though critics immediately said the increase was not enough. Following…

CAS rejects Valcke’s ban appeal, itemises use of private jets

Jerome Valcke used private jets for himself and his family and exploited his position as secretary general of Fifa to help his son to win a job, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled as it rejected his appeal against…

Sierra Leone minister hits back at FIFA ban threat

Sierra Leone’s Sports Minister reacted angrily on Monday to a threat by FIFA to ban or suspend the country for the suspension of the nation’s two top football officials in a corruption probe. “We will not accept or tolerate any…

FIFA chief has doubts about Liga plans for US fixture

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has expressed doubts about LaLiga’s plan to host Girona’s home game against Barcelona in the United States. The Spanish league wants the fixture to be played in Miami on January 26, 2019, but the president of…

#Number12: Details of officials busted in West, Central and Southern African countries

After exposés sanitizing football administration in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria, Tigereye PI and Anas Aremeyaw Anas have released supplementary videos exposing corruption and bribery in football in 15 other African countries. The videos which are going public for the first…

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