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FIFA and World Health Organization mark two-year anniversary of MoU

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 08:10 GMT

FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) today mark the two-year anniversary of a strategic collaboration aimed at promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of people worldwide.

Wenger and Ellis offer detailed proposals at online summit to address ongoing international match calendar issues

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 01:52 GMT

Infantino has stated that FIFA is undertaking the “most inclusive and thorough consultation process that the world of football has ever seen on a global basis”.

Clubs say FIFA World Cup plan would have "destructive impact"

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 01:04 GMT

FIFA’s plans for a biennial World Cup would lead to a “direct and destructive impact on the club game”, Europe’s top clubs organisation said on Friday.

Ongoing cooperation highlights FIFA-African Union discussions

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:44 GMT

Infantino has stressed the need to harmonise the international match calendar to help make football truly global.

European Leagues 'unanimously oppose' biennial World Cup plans

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 01:47 GMT

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said the extensive shake-up would cut out "too many meaningless matches".

FIFA's Infantino calls for 'solidarity' in player release Covid spat

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 10:16 GMT

The English top-flight said it would stop individuals from featuring for countries on the UK government's red list.

FIFA 'open to everything' including World Cup every two years

Sat, 22 May 2021 - 01:04 GMT

The Congress voted to carry out "a feasibility study on the consequences of the organization " of World Cups for men and women "every two years".

El Shenawy’s saves secure the bronze medal for Al Ahly

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 09:20 GMT

El Shenawy claimed Man of the Match award after his sensational performance in the match.

FIFA approves maternity leave for women players

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 04:37 GMT

Professional women footballers are to be guaranteed maternity leave under new rules approved by FIFA, the global soccer body’s president Infantino said.

FIFA President Infantino not interested in European Super League

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:24 GMT

“As FIFA president, I’m interested in the Club World Cup, not the Super league,” said Infantino.

Infantino says player calls for Floyd justice should be 'applauded'

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 06:56 GMT

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday that footballers in Germany calling for justice for George Floyd during matches deserve applause rather than sanctions.

FIFA ends intervention in African football

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 08:32 GMT

FIFA is ending its six-month intervention in African soccer’s governing body, it said on Sunday, after the mission to speed up the reform of football on the continent was “successfully completed”.

Infantino wants Africa Cup of Nations every four years, plans pan-African club competition

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 - 09:58 GMT

The FIFA president, speaking at a seminar in Rabat on the development of African football, complained that football in the region had not progressed as expected and that he wanted to “project African football to the top of the world.”

Infantino meets El Khatib, Mortada Mansour

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 - 09:51 GMT

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is to hold a meeting with top African clubs, led by Al Ahly and Zamalek.

I’m always happy when I`m in Egypt: Infantino

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 09:29 GMT

Infantino, president of (FIFA), was delighted to be in Cairo for the opening ceremony of the African Nations Cup held on Friday evening.

Hany Abo Reida meets Infantino in France

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 - 11:43 GMT

Egyptian Football Association president, Hany Abo Reida, held a meeting with FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, to assure Egypt’s ability in organizing the 2019 AFCON.

FIFA president to attend AFCON 2019 draw

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 02:44 GMT

The FIFA president will attend the draw alongside CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad .

'Majority' back 48-team Qatar World Cup, says Infantino

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 12:51 GMT

A "majority" of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.

World Cup expansion possible for 2022, says Infantino

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 - 12:15 GMT

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that football's governing body is looking into the possibility of increasing the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup

FIFA approves prize money increase for 2019 Women's World Cup

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - 11:00 GMT

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.

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