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fifa, var, brazil

Brazil complain to FIFA over non-use of VAR technology

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has asked FIFA why the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was not used to review two key decisions they believe...
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FIFA picks referees for Friday matches

The referees’ appointment arm of world football governing body, FIFA, at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, on Wednesday, released names of officials for...
putin, russia, world cup, fifa

Putin thanks FIFA for keeping politics out of World Cup

President Vladimir Putin of Russia, on Wednesday, thanked FIFA president Gianni Infantino and the football community,  for keeping politics out of sport, the day...
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Nigeria drops to 48th position in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria has dropped a point from its last month’s 47th position to 48 place in the world, and from sixth to seventh in the...
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FIFA files criminal complaint against online ticket seller Viagogo

Soccer’s ruling body FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against online ticket reseller Viagogo, saying it wanted to protect fans and prevent unauthorised ticket...
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Nigeria retains 47th position in FIFA rankings

Nigeria has retained her last month Coca Cola/FIFA world ranking on 47th position and sixth in Africa in May. The rankings released on FIFA...
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FIFA appoints 45 referees for U-20 Women’s World Cup

FIFA Referees Committee, on Wednesday, appointed 15 female referees and 30 female assistant referees to officiate at the upcoming U-20 Women’s World Cup in...
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FIFA fines Russia over racist chants at France friendly

World Cup host, Russia, has been fined 30,000 Swiss francs for discriminatory chants by fans, FIFA said on Tuesday. This came after racist abuse was...
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FIFA proposes staging mini-World Cup every two years

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has proposed staging what would effectively be a mini-World Cup, featuring eight international teams, every two years in addition to...
video referee football

Three Italians included as FIFA names first World Cup VARs

World football body FIFA named the first World Cup Video Assistant Referees (VARs) on Monday, with three Italians included in the 13-man list. FIFA said,...