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European clubs reiterate refusal to play in 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

Infantino: FIFA World Cup expansion possible for Qatar 2022

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Wednesday said football’s governing body was looking into the possibility of increasing the number of teams at the 2022...
European clubs reiterate refusal to play in 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

Infantino’s plans for new global tournaments back on FIFA agenda

FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s plans for two new global tournaments are back on the agenda at the governing body with football officials set to...
European clubs reiterate refusal to play in 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

Infantino: Russia 2018 best World Cup ever, says ‘VAR means end of offside...

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, says the 2018 FIFA World Cup has gone well beyond all expectations and the football world will be by Russia’s...
Presidency: Report on arrest, prosecution of Amaju Pinnick 'fake news'

Infantino’s verdict: Pinnick known to FIFA as NFF President, says ‘we will not accept...

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the world football ruling body sees only Amaju Pinnick as President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and will not...
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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...
Linus Mba: Refereeing not a profession

Infantino: We are still committed to using VAR at World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he has not had any second thoughts about using Video Assistant Referees (VAR) at this year’s World Cup, even...
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Ambode to Infantino: Lagos has capacity to host FIFA tournaments

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday evening said that the State has the capacity to host international football tournaments and use sports...

Infantino plans talks with Muntari, vows to fight racist ‘idiots’

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he intends to talk with Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari, a recent victim of racist abuse in Italian football, and...

FIFA to expand World Cup to 48 teams in 2026

The World Cup will grow to 48 teams within a decade under a plan approved unanimously on Tuesday by FIFA’s governing council, an enormous...

Maradona backs 48-team World Cup

Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona, on Monday backed controversial plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, a day before world football's powerful...

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