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FIFA Congress to decide on hosts for future editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup ™

FIFA Congress to decide on hosts for future editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup ™The Council attributes the decision to organize the FIFA Women’s World Cup to the FIFA Congress; also approves the financial statements for 2020 and the budget for 2022, published on FIFA.com Meeting by videoconference, the FIFA Council today conferred on the FIFA Congress the decision to award the rights to organize the FIFA Women’s World Cup ™ (https://fifa.fans/3vGb89k) . So far, the decision has been taken by the FIFA Council, most recently in June 2020 when the hosting rights for the 2023 edition were awarded to Australia and New Zealand. As FIFA seeks to raise the profile of women’s football, this represents an important step in aligning the FIFA Women’s World Cup with the flagship men’s competition, the FIFA World Cup ™ (https://fifa.fans / 38qjc3Z). The proposal will be submitted for final decision to the 71st FIFA Congress, which will meet virtually (for the second time) on May 21. Calendar […]

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I won’t drag Pillars to FIFA – Lionel

Former Kano Pillars coach Soccoia Lionel says he won’t report  Sai Masu Gida to FIFA over his unpaid salaries, following his exit from the club, The PUNCH reports. Lionel, said he was owed five months salaries to the tune of $25,000, and refuted claims by Pillars that he absconded from the club after the Match...

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FIFA Launches Global Integrity Programme To Fortify Fight Against Match-fixing

  World football governing body, FIFA, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), have launched the Global Integrity Programme – a comprehensive international initiative aimed at providing all 211 member associations with enhanced knowledge and tools to fight and prevent match manipulation. In line with FIFA’s vision of making football … Continue reading FIFA Launches Global Integrity Programme To Fortify Fight Against Match-fixing Read Full Story

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FIFA Launches Global Integrity Programme To Fortify Fight Against Match-fixing

  World football governing body, FIFA, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), have launched the Global Integrity Programme – a comprehensive international initiative aimed at providing all 211 member associations with enhanced knowledge and tools to fight and prevent match manipulation. In line with FIFA’s vision of making football … Continue reading FIFA Launches Global Integrity Programme To Fortify Fight Against Match-fixing Read Full Story

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FIFA Launches Global Integrity Programme To Fortify Fight Against Match-fixing

  World football governing body, FIFA, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), have launched the Global Integrity Programme – a comprehensive international initiative aimed at providing all 211 member associations with enhanced knowledge and tools to fight and prevent match manipulation. In line with FIFA’s vision of making football … Continue reading FIFA Launches Global Integrity Programme To Fortify Fight Against Match-fixing Read Full Story

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I look forward to working with you, Infantino tells Pinnick on FIFA election

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has congratulated the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, on becoming a Council Member in the world football governing body. In a letter he signed, Infantino expressed the belief that Pinnick’s experience, knowledge and passion will help him in future challenges in the world football community. The FIFA President […] Read Full Story

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Véron Mosengo-Omba appointed secretary general of CAF

Véron Mosengo-Omba appointed secretary general of CAFFIFA (www.FIFA.com) confirms that Véron Mosengo-Omba will step down as Chief Officer of the FIFA Member Associations (MA) Division with immediate effect to assume the post of CAF General Secretary. Mr. Mosengo-Omba initially joined FIFA in 2016 as Director of Member Associations responsible for Africa and the Caribbean and then spent the last two years supporting all FIFA 211 MAs to implement FIFA Forward (https://fifa.fans/3vnFMUI) development program, as well as managing relations with all FIFA MAs and continental confederations in his capacity as Chief Officer of the division. Originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mr. Mosengo-Omba was particularly involved in supporting 54 African AMs in their FIFA Forward projects, in the development of youth and women’s football across the continent, and in the recent implementation of FIFA Covid. -19 Emergency plan. FIFA President Gianni Infantino and FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura issued a joint statement expressing their gratitude […]

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Patrice Motsepe elected president of CAF while Africa united behind a common goal

Patrice Motsepe elected president of CAF while Africa united behind a common goalThe task of projecting African football onto the world stage began following the election of Patrice Motsepe as CAF President by acclamation at the 43rd CAF Congress, held in Rabat, Morocco. Mr Motsepe will lead not only a revised African confederation, but an organization that will see substantial changes at the level of the CAF Executive Committee and the FIFA Council (www.FIFA.com) following various elections which have also taken place. Mathurin de Chacus (Benin), Isha Johansen (Sierra Leone), Fouzi Lekjaa (Morocco), Amaju Pinnick (Nigeria) and Mamoutou Touré (Mali) will all join Hany Abo Rida (Egypt) on the FIFA Council, while Kanizat Ibrahim ( Comoros) and Mbombo Njoya (Cameroon) were elected to the CAF Executive Committee. Other regional nominations were also made with Wadie Jary (Tunisia) elected in the northern zone and Elvis Raja Chetty (Seychelles) and Maclean Letshwiti (Botswana) both elected to represent the southern zone. “Africa needs the collective […]

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Buhari congratulates Amaju Pinnick on FIFA Council election

Buhari congratulates Amaju Pinnick on FIFA Council electionBy Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated Mr. Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), on his election to the FIFA Executive Council, the highest decision-making body in world football. The president’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement by his spokesperson, Mr. Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday. The President expressed the belief that through hard work, dedication and consistency, Pinnick has proven to be an effective football administrator. He noted that the world had taken note of Pinnick’s skills in electing him to the FIFA Council and one of the vice-presidents of the African Football Confederation (CAF). According to him, this feat of increased visibility and prestige of Nigeria in the international community comes in the wake of the recent elections of other Nigerians who are well qualified and endowed in strategic leadership positions in international organizations. The President urged Pinnick to see his new mission […]

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NFF speaks out on benefits of Pinnick’s election to FIFA Council

NFF speaks out on benefits of Pinnick’s election to FIFA CouncilBy Emmanuel Afonne The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) said on Friday that the country would benefit enormously from the election of its president Amaju Pinnick to the FIFA Council. Sanusi Mohammed, secretary general of the NFF, who said this in an interview with the Nigeria News Agency (NAN) in Abuja, noted that the victory was a great political achievement for the country. “The victory of Nigerian Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick is not just for him but for Nigeria and all Nigerians,” he said. The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that Pinnick was in Rabat, Morocco on Friday elected to the FIFA Council, which is the highest decision-making body in world football. The FIFA Council is a combination of 37 men selected from around the world, charged with responsibility for FIFA governance in terms of structure, decision-making, policy formulation and ensuring that policies are well put. implemented. Pinnick beat his […]

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