Fifa President Gianni Infantino says he looks forward to the first edition of the already agreed new 24-team men's Club World Cup but a women's version is in the pipeline too.
Patrice Motsepe, ranked by Forbes among the richest men in Africa, has been chosen as the new Confederation of African Football (CAF) president after a deal brokered by FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
The priority for the vaccines is the people at risk and for health workers, Gianni Infantino, head of FIFA, tells a press conference after he launched a joint campaign with WHO to encourage fair access to the Covid-19 jab.
Swiss Attorney General Lauber resigned last week over his handling of a corruption investigation targeting world football's troubled governing body.
Fans have repeatedly subjected players of sub-Saharan African origin to racist chants - With recent cases targeting Mario Balotelli, Kalidou Koulibaly, and Romelu Lukaku.
FIFA's plan to manage African football may hit a roadblock as a Confederation of African Football executive committee member says he will challenge the decision in court.
A meeting of the FIFA Council in March authorised FIFA President Gianni Infantino to work with Qatar on seeing if it was feasible to use at least one more country in the region to accommodate an additional 16 matches and present a proposal in June.
FIFA has urged national football federations and leagues to adopt their own tough rules on dealing with racism, including allowing referees to stop or abandon matches.
Those who might be barred should such a league get off the ground could include the likes of Argentina’s Lionel Messi, Brazilian Neymar, France’s Kylian Mbappe and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
FIFA has intention to increase the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar who might share hosting rights with other nations in the region.
FIFA's Gianni Infantino revealed his plans in May for a new Global Nations League and a revamped Club World Cup, which he says are backed by a ‘solid and serious’ group of investors willing to spend $25 billion over a 12-year cycle starting in 2021.
Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani receives official World Cup football from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Qatar hosts the 2022 edition of the tournament.
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