Full nominees’ list of The Best FIFA Player of the Year Awards 2020

Fédération Internationale de Football Association(FIFA) has released the nominations list for the Best FIFA Player of the Year Awards 2020. FIFA is the world’s football governing Association. Best FIFA Player of the Year Awards is organized annually to honor footballers across the globe for their performances throughout the season. However, notable names on the list for […]

BREAKING: FIFA Bans CAF President For 5 Years

President of Confederation of African Football (CAF) and FIFA vice-president Ahmad Ahmad has been handed a five-year ban for breaching the FIFA Code of Ethics. The decision was released on Monday by the Adjudicatory Chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, which found that Ahmad had breached various articles of the FIFA Code of Ethics, including […]

Football Won’t Resume Until Things Are 100% Safe – FIFA

Top-flight football leagues and competitions are currently suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, with many fans looking forward to an early return date. If you were expecting games to return any time soon, well information from FIFA might come as bad news for you. Football’s world governing body has revealed that football activities worldwide will […]

FIFA announce plans to raise $1bn for Africa

Football’s world governing body has announced plans to raise $1bn dollars to build at least one stadium meeting Fifa standards in each African country. Fifa president Gianni Infantino was talking in Lubumbashi during the 80th anniversary celebrations of DR Congo side TP Mazembe. He insisted that Fifa wants African football to shine and will work […]

FIFA bans former Sierra Leone FA official for five years

Former Sierra Leone Football Association official Abu Bakarr Kabba has become the latest person to be sanctioned by Fifa. He has been banned for five years and fined US$50,000 for violating Fifa’s Code of Ethics. Football’s world governing body found him “guilty of having accepted and received bribes in relation to the manipulation of international matches.” […]

FIFA to Look Into Cameroon Women Behaviour in England Defeat

Fifa says it is “currently looking into” Cameroon’s behaviour during their World Cup last-16 defeat by England. It comes after an African football chief said it “reflected badly on African football”. England’s 3-0 victory on Sunday was marred by Cameroon’s reaction to two video assistant referee decisions and poor challenges on England’s players. A Fifa […]

Germany coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg calls penalty rule ‘stupid’

As FIFA on Friday toned down their controversial new rule over retaken penalties at the women’s World Cup, Germany coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg weighed in saying that the rule was “stupid”. Football’s international law-making body IFAB introduced the new rule ahead of the World Cup, stating that goalkeepers had to have one foot either on or […]

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football

The CAF executive committee took a stunning decision on Wednesday to cede control of the running of the organization and have FIFA general secretary Fatma Samoura parachuted in as “FIFA High Commissioner for Africa”, according to sources. No announcement has been made by African football’s governing body but its beleaguered president Ahmad Ahmad is scheduled […]

Chelsea transfer ban: Fifa rejects Premier League club’s appeal

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says it will be “not be easy” to challenge Liverpool and Manchester City next season, after an unsuccessful appeal against Fifa’s transfer ban. The Blues are banned from signing players during the next two transfer windows until the end of January 2020. It followed an investigation into their signing of foreign […]