Tag: FIFA


Qatar to stage FIFA showpiece on the trot

FIFA Club World Cup update Nov 2020

Qatar will play host to the FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ and the sporting extravaganza will take place from February 1st -11th, 2021. It will be the second time Qatar will play host to the world’s continental club champions after successfully staging the 2019 edition of the fixture, which was won... » Read more


COVID weighs heavily on FIFA schedule

FIFA Club World Cup to be delayed

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has acknowledged the fact that COVID-19’s disastrous impact on the global football calendar is set to result in a delay for this year’s FIFA Club World Cup™ in Qatar. The FIFA Club World Cup™ is an international men’s association football competition... » Read more


Two soccer showpieces preludes moved to 2021

Asian qualifiers for Qatar 2020 postponed

As COVID-19 continues to take on a monstrous form in most countries, the FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have decided that the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™/AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 fixtures, scheduled for the International Match... » Read more


Kansas City bid to host 2026 World Cup

Kansas City World Cup 2026

Kansas City (US) is inching closer to becoming a 2026 World Cup host city. City officials recently completed a virtual one-on-one presentation to FIFA and U.S. Soccer officials. The next step in the process is venue visits by FIFA officials to each of the proposed host cities and stadiums, with a... » Read more


FIFA World Cup 2026™ workshops conclude

FIFA-World Cup 2026™ workshop

FIFA is through with a series of three workshops held on July 7 with the host associations and their respective candidate host cities. The interactive online workshop was well participated and sparked huge interest across the three host nations. The online workshop gathered all 17 candidate host... » Read more


FIFA bailout to COVID-19-hit member bodies

FIFA relief fund

World football’s governing body – FIFA – announced recently that it will make available $1.5 billion in grants and loans as a relief fund to help associations impacted by coronavirus – the deadly disease which has choked the world. FIFA said that each of the 211 member associations will... » Read more


Qatar to host FIFA World Cup™ prelude

Qatar new tournament

A warm-up pan-Arab tournament will be played in Qatar in late 2021, which will act as a prelude to the FIFA World Cup™ 2022, which is scheduled to kick off on November 21, 2022. The announcement was made by the Qatar Football Association (QFA) and FIFA recently. The proposal of the whole... » Read more


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