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.

'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 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.

Over one million tickets sold for Women's World Cup - FIFA

Fri, 09 Jun 2023 - 12:30 GMT

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said the ninth edition of the Women's World Cup, which starts on July 20, has sold 1,032,884 tickets, surpassing the previous tournament in France in 2019.

Build a stadium, FIFA's Infantino urges Kyrgyzstan

Sat, 06 May 2023 - 12:52 GMT

"It is very important, symbolic, but crucial for the development, so, we will bring more international games to Kyrgyzstan, and you will shine on the Asian stage and on the global stage."

FIFA and World Trade Organization look to build on collaboration

Wed, 03 May 2023 - 09:28 GMT

Gianni Infantino and World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said that they are looking to expand their partnership and help the economic empowerment of women.

FIFA Women’s World Cup™️ Trophy Tour is ‘Going Beyond’ to inspire global excitement

Sat, 18 Feb 2023 - 05:04 GMT

The FIFA Women’s World Cup™️ Trophy Tour begins this month and will visit all 32 of the tournament’s participating nations – more countries than ever before.

Infantino congratulates El Hadary on his 50th birthday

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 02:37 GMT

El Hadary etched his name in the history books when he became the oldest player ever to participate in the World Cup.

FIFA President visits Algeria as Nelson Mandela Stadium is inaugurated

Thu, 12 Jan 2023 - 08:31 GMT

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).

FIFA President Infantino lands in Algeria for CHAN opener

Thu, 12 Jan 2023 - 02:29 GMT

The Chan, Africa's second nations flagship tournament reserved solely for players plying their trade in their domestic championships.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on FWWC TV rights

Sat, 22 Oct 2022 - 02:18 GMT

“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.

Infantino : FIFA is committed to protecting the integrity of the game in a spirit of solidarity and transparency

Sat, 22 Oct 2022 - 02:06 GMT

The FIFA Council approved the FIFA Clearing House Regulations, a major step in safeguarding transparency and accountability in the global transfer system.

Infantino: Clearing house will bring transparency to transfer market

Sat, 22 Oct 2022 - 12:07 GMT

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.

Infantino says soccer to be top U.S. sport by 2026 World Cup

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 02:49 GMT

The 2026 tournament is expected to smash World Cup attendance records, which peaked at 3.6 million when it was held in the United States in 1994.

FIFA President shows Green Card for the Planet

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 01:23 GMT

The FIFA President calls everyone to support the campaign by preparing their own “Green Card for the Planet” video message where they mention an action that they will undertake to protect the environment while also requesting others to follow suit.

AFC’s President welcomes Infantino’s re-election Bid

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 03:21 GMT

Gianni Infantino recently announced his intention to stand for re-election in 2023.

FIFA boss steps sharply back from contested biennial World Cup plan

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 01:39 GMT

The FIFA president has been under fire for the past year, particularly in Europe, for proposals to increase the frequency of the global extravaganza from every four years, to every two.

COVID-19 Relief Plan Report 2021 highlights efforts across the globe to ensure football’s future

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 08:59 GMT

These funds have been distributed across the world, as each MA faces unique challenges during the pandemic that require tailored solutions.