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Qatar v. Ecuador to kick off FIFA World Cup 2022™ on 20 November

The opening match and ceremony of this year’s tournament at Al Bayt Stadium have been brought forward one day following a unanimous decision taken by the Bureau of the FIFA Council today

Opening ceremony and match brought forward one day as stand-alone event; Change in line with long-standing tradition of opening matches involving hosts or reigning champions; Senegal to face the Netherlands at 19:00 on 21 November. The FIFA World Cup 2022™ will kick off with an even greater celebration for local…

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FIFA+ to live stream FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Costa Rica 2022 ™ in 114 territories

Aside from the live match coverage, FIFA+ will also be the home of premium editorial content for the tournament, tracking news, interviews and analysis throughout

FIFA+ to broadcast all matches of the FIFA (www.FIFA.com) U-20 Women's World Cup™ for free in over 100 territories, giving fans across the world access to new depths of the women’s game; The tournament will be live for fans in trophy hopeful nations Brazil, Germany, Ghana and Nigeria, and in major women’s…

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Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and FIFA put climate partnership into action

Partnership focus on climate change action and climate-proofing football infrastructure

PIFS and FIFA (www.FIFA.com) signed two-year Memorandum of Understanding in April; In July Pacific Islands Forum Leaders declared a climate change emergency in the Pacific; Partnership focus on climate change action and climate-proofing football infrastructure. The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and FIFA have jointly launched a 12-month plan to…

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United States of America Remain in Front, Germany up to Second

While USA (1st, -), recent winners of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship, remain the team to catch, the Stars and Stripes have a new pursuer in the shape of Germany

United States continue to head up Women’s World Ranking; Changes to the top three; A record 185 teams listed in the standings. July 2022 was a busy month for women’s football, with five major tournaments taking place across the globe. In addition to the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022, continental championships…

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Video News Release: Former Swiss international Gelson Fernandes speaks to Living Football about his new role at FIFA

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On August 1, former Swiss international midfielder Gelson Fernandes was named FIFA’s (www.FIFA.com) Director Member Associations Africa. His first mission was to lead a FIFA delegation on a four-day visit of Cabo Verde, the place of his birth, during which it unveiled facilities such as new artificial pitches and the…

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More than Half a Million People Sign up to Volunteer at FIFA Events

Volunteer numbers have soared from 100,000 to 500,000 since October 2021, with the fast-approaching FIFA World Cup™ unsurprisingly proving the biggest draw

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) volunteer programme brings together people from around world; More than 80% of potential volunteers are from Africa and Asia; Deadline for applications for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ is Sunday, 31 July. More than half a million people have now signed up on FIFA’s global volunteer platform. The FIFA…

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B-roll Video Release: FIFA Forward supporting Senegal’s stewards

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Safety and security at football matches are big concerns in Africa. In 2019, FIFA (www.FIFA.com) signed a historic memorandum of understanding with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the African Union (AU) on this subject. For the past three years, seminars and workshops devoted to these themes have taken…

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Brazil Crowned World’s Best FIFA esports Nation

The FIFAe Nations Cup 2022™ presented by EA SPORTS™ thrilled fans inside the arena and around the world as Brazil has been immortalised in history as FIFAe Nations Champion 2022

Brazil wins prestigious title in front of passionate fans at the Bella Arena; Largest share of USD 400,000 prize pool awarded to world’s best nation; FIFAe (www.FIFA.com) Finals 2022 comes to a spectacular end after three weeks. The FIFAe Nations Cup 2022™ presented by EA SPORTS™ thrilled fans inside the…

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Cabo Verde Ready to Face the Future

More artificial pitches will be installed in the future and FIFA will continue to support Cabo Verde

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) delegation pays a visit to Cabo Verde; Island nation engaged in several FIFA Forward projects; New facilities will help develop the game A FIFA delegation completed a four-day visit of Cabo Verde on Thursday 28 July, during which it unveiled facilities such as new artificial pitches and the…

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B-roll Video Release: FIFA Commissions Development Projects in Cape Verde

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This Thursday 28 July marked the end of a four-day visit by a FIFA (https://www.FIFA.com/) delegation to Cape Verde to inaugurate facilities financed under FIFA Forward, such as the installation of synthetic turf pitches or the renovation of the technical center and the headquarters of the Cape Verdean Football Federation.…