FIFA launched proceedings against the players who angrily harangued the referee after crashing out of the tournament in Qatar, despite beating Ghana 2-0 in their final group match on Dec. 2.
A FIFA report published in 2019 said 1.12 billion viewers tuned into the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.
There were 20,209 international transfers in men’s professional football in 2022, representing an increase of 11.6% compared to 2021 and even exceeding the levels of 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The inauguration ceremony of the 40,000-seater stadium took place a day in advance of the opening game of the African Nations Championship (CHAN).
The Chan, Africa's second nations flagship tournament reserved solely for players plying their trade in their domestic championships.
Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport reported the match was paused for several minutes while an announcement was made in the stadium calling for the chants to be stopped.
Both UEFA and global football's governing body FIFA had decided in February that all Russian teams - whether national or club sides - would be suspended from participation in their competitions following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
soccer governing bodies UEFA and FIFA won the backing of an adviser to Europe's top court on a case brought by the advocates of the European Super League who want to challenge their monopoly on tournaments.
Every match will have its own unique set of in-match and post-match enhanced football intelligence visuals presented as augmented reality and traditional graphics.
“We are in the process of commercialising this Women’s World Cup. In terms of the preparation, everything is well on track. Beautiful stadiums, beautiful venues. We started the ticketing sales, great numbers as well.
The FIFA Council approved the FIFA Clearing House Regulations, a major step in safeguarding transparency and accountability in the global transfer system.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said the creation of a centralised clearing house will bring "transparency and accountability" as the sport's governing body looks to crack down on the multi-billion dollar global transfer market.
FIFA has rejected a number of bids for the 2023 Women's World Cup broadcast rights for being too low, the body's Chief Business Officer Romy Gai said as he called on broadcasters to seize the "opportunity" provided by the women's game.
Rights group Open Stadiums have called on FIFA to throw Iran out of the World Cup finals in Qatar in November because of the country's treatment of women.
When the World Cup kicks off in Qatar on Nov. 20 fans can expect a flurry of stats and match footage on social media and FIFA is hoping that includes data and content from a new player app.
Ecuador will play at the 2022 World Cup after FIFA dismissed an appeal in the case of Ecuadorean player Byron Castillo whom Chile claimed was ineligible for the qualifiers, world soccer's governing body said on Friday.
Bosnia and Herzegovina will play Russia in a friendly match in November, the Bosnia Football Association announced on its official website on Friday, sparking criticism from Bosnia midfielder Miralem Pjanic and the mayor of Sarajevo.
1 September marks six years since VAR was first used during international match
The Chilean Football Association has appealed FIFA’s June 10th decision to dismiss their complaint that Ecuador’s Byron Castillo was born in Tumaco, Colombia in 1995 and not in the Ecuadorean city of General Villamil Playas in 1998 as stated on his official documents.
The lifting of the ban also means that the Under-17 women's World Cup, which was scheduled to take place in India from Oct. 11-30, will be held in the country as planned.