Tag: FIFA


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


It will be clash of titans for FIFA eNations Cup 2020™

FIFA and Denmark Esports

In a watershed moment for furtherance of FIFA eSports, FIFA and the Danish Football Association (DBU) have declared that Denmark will play host to the FIFA eNations Cup 2020™. The sporting spectacle will allow Danish fans to savor one of the most exciting FIFA eSports championships. A live... » Read more


Infantino wants African football to soar

FIFA and Africa

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has indicated that he wants to “project African football to the top of the world”. The FIFA boss was speaking at a historic seminar held at Rabat in Morocco recently. The seminar focused on the development of competitions and infrastructure in African football... » Read more


Five-star rating for in-the-offing Education City Stadium

Qatar Education City Stadium

Education City Stadium – one of the host stadia for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and a proposed quarter-final venue – has become the first tournament facility to boast five-star rating. The Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) has bestowed the rating on the facility. The... » Read more


Four bids submitted for FIFA women’s sporting showpiece

FIFA Women World Cup 2023

An important milestone has been reached vis-a-vis the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ bidding process. A deadline of December 13, 2019, was set for submitting the bids and four bids have been submitted by member associations who evinced keen interest in the entire bidding process. The following... » Read more


Iran women inching forward in fight for return to stadiums

Iran Stadium

Women in Iran may get to support their team during a football match to be held in October for the 2020 FIFA World Cup qualification. They will be able to watch their players in action against Cambodia. This will happen for the first time in 40 years. During the World Cup in Russia, Iranian women... » Read more


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