Hossam Hassan reflects on reaching Egypt Capital Cup Final

Sat, 23 Mar 2024 - 05:15 GMT

The Pharaohs enjoyed tremendous support from the fans, who were eager to attend the inauguration of the Egypt Stadium in the New Administrative Capital.

Hossam Hassan's era starts tonight

Fri, 22 Mar 2024 - 07:15 GMT

The game will also mark the first international match to be played at the newly-added football cathedral to the nation's sports infrastructur, Egypt Stadium.

FIFA completely opposed to 'blue cards', chief Infantino says

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 - 08:39 GMT

FIFA is against the International Football Association Board's proposal for so-called 'blue cards', President Gianni Infantino said, adding that he was unaware of the idea before it caught the public eye.

FIFA says it invested $2.79 bln through development programme from 2016-22

Fri, 22 Dec 2023 - 11:34 GMT

FIFA provided $2.79 billion to its member associations and confederations for investment in soccer development over the first two cycles of its Forward Development Programme, the world governing body said in a report on Friday.

Ruling against UEFA, FIFA could threaten their long-term dominance -legal experts

Fri, 22 Dec 2023 - 11:28 GMT

The Thursday ruling by the European Court of Justice came alongside a decision against speed skating's governing body that could also check the monopoly powers of governing bodies across European sports, where they function as both top regulators and market participants.

Messi, Mbappe, Haaland finalists for FIFA Best Men's Player award

Fri, 15 Dec 2023 - 06:55 GMT

Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland are the three finalists for the FIFA 2023 Best Men's Player award, world soccer's governing body said on Thursday.

England rise to third in FIFA rankings, target top spot

Thu, 30 Nov 2023 - 01:08 GMT

England have returned to third in the FIFA men's world rankings after cruising through their Euro 2024 qualification campaign with Brazil falling out of the top four.

World Cotton Day: FIFA to turn “world’s spotlight” on African cotton producers

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 08:13 GMT

FIFA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the WTO which, among other avenues, is exploring ways in which football's global appeal can be used to promote economic inclusion.

FIFA and UNODC renew Memorandum of Understanding to kick crime out of football

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 - 11:55 GMT

The MoU commits both parties to stepping up their efforts to protect the integrity of the game.

Infantino discusses football growth in Rwanda with President Paul Kagame

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 - 10:47 GMT

FIFA President Gianni Infantino expressed his happiness to meet the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, in New York to discuss the nation's dynamic football development.

Rubiales kiss 'spoiled' Spain's celebrations, says FIFA's Infantino

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 - 12:24 GMT

The world governing body has opened disciplinary proceedings against Spanish federation (RFEF) chief Rubiales and suspended him from all soccer-related activities for three months after kissing Hermoso during the trophy presentation ceremony after the final on Aug. 20.

Collina praises referees for applying Laws of the Game

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 07:55 GMT

Pierluigi Collina, Chairman of FIFA Referees Committee, expressed his satisfaction with the performance of the referees and their efficiency in applying the laws of the game.

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee provisionally suspends Luis Rubiales, president of the RFEF

Sat, 26 Aug 2023 - 02:00 GMT

This suspension, which will be effective as of today, is for an initial period of 90 days, pending the disciplinary proceedings opened against Mr. Luis Rubiales on Thursday, August 24.

Paqueta left out of Brazil squad for World Cup qualifiers, Neymar in

Sat, 19 Aug 2023 - 12:21 GMT

Brazil's interim coach Fernando Diniz said he had omitted 25-year-old Paqueta at the last minute "for him to sort out his problems". Sky Sports reported Paqueta as saying he had not placed any bets himself and was shocked by the reports.

'Best' Women's World Cup generates $570m for FIFA - Infantino

Fri, 18 Aug 2023 - 12:46 GMT

The Swiss, in a typically combative speech, said the ninth edition of the FIFA showpiece event had been the "best and greatest and biggest", and vindicated the decision to raise the prize money and expand the field from 24 to 32 teams.

New Zealand keen to host men's World Cup with Australia

Tue, 15 Aug 2023 - 11:09 GMT

Football Australia boss James Johnson has repeatedly said Australia would like to host the men's World Cup but will need stadiums that meet FIFA requirements.

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura to Receive the World Football Summit Lifetime Achievement Award

Thu, 03 Aug 2023 - 01:07 GMT

Samoura will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming World Football Summit event in Sevilla, Spain, scheduled for September 20-21.

FIFA & TikTok enter first-of-its-kind collaboration to bring tailored content to FIFA Women’s World Cup™ fans

Tue, 18 Jul 2023 - 01:44 GMT

FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Hub on TikTok will bring fans closer to the action, featuring exciting content from FIFA, official broadcasters, participating teams, and players

New African Football League to start on Oct. 20, says Infantino

Fri, 14 Jul 2023 - 12:45 GMT

The competition will run concurrently with CAF's Champions League for domestic league winners across the continent and is not a replacement.

FIFA to pay out $209 million to clubs

Thu, 13 Jul 2023 - 01:12 GMT

FIFA will pay a daily amount of $10,950 for each of 837 footballers at the World Cup, regardless of how many minutes they played during the tournament.