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FIFA President accepts Niger invitation

The visit will give President Infantino the chance to witness the progress that the western African country has made in recent years

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President to visit Nigerien Football Association in January; Development in Niger hailed as an example to follow by the FIFA President; FIFA Forward funding key in sustaining Nigerian football development. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has accepted an invitation to visit Niger following a visit from Hamidou Djibrilla, his opposite…

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FIFA joins forces with World Trade Organization (WTO) to further economic inclusion

Signature ceremony takes place on the opening day of the annual WTO Public Forum

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President signs MoU with WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; Signature ceremony takes place on the opening day of the annual WTO Public Forum; Both organisations commit at ways for football to promote more economic inclusion. FIFA has joined forces with the World Trade Organization (WTO) to look at ways…

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Players at FIFA World Cup 2022™ to access individual data and insights through app

FIFA has developed the FIFA Player App, based on input from professional players, in collaboration with FIFPRO, the global representative of professional footballers

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Player App available for all players at FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™; Individual player data to be collected by FIFA, giving players immediate insights; Development based on input from FIFPRO and in compliance with the Charter of Player Data Rights  In line with the FIFA President’s Vision 2020-2023 to…

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Honduran Player Wisdom Niayitey Quaye July Suspended on Grounds of Doping

Mr Quaye July, a 24-year-old player from Honduras, tested positive for clostebol following a qualifying match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ played on 2 February 2022

The player Wisdom Niayitey Quaye July has been suspended for a period of 18 months due to an anti-doping rule violation. Mr Quaye July, a 24-year-old player from Honduras, tested positive for clostebol following a qualifying match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ played on 2 February 2022. Clostebol…

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FIFA President stresses importance of raising club administration standards

The FIFA President said it was crucial that club administrators were aware of issues such as calendars, competition, training of talents and transfer regulations, and had an understanding of global football

Gianni Infantino addresses Diploma in Club Management session; Forty participants, including executives from across the world and football greats Carli Lloyd, Tim Cahill, Fernandinho, John Terry and Juan Mata, join programme; Says raising standards of administration is key to improving competitive balance. FIFA President Gianni Infantino stressed the importance of…

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Bacuya™ the Rhino Bounds in as Official Mascot of FIFA U-20 World Cup Indonesia 2023™

Over the coming months, the lovable rhino’s boundless energy will bring the fun and excitement of the FIFA U-20 World Cup™ to youngsters and fans across Indonesia and beyond

Colourful Javanese rhinoceros Bacuya™ unveiled as tournament’s Official Mascot in Jakarta on Car-Free Day; His energy will capture event’s spirit and bring fun and excitement to youngsters across Indonesia and worldwide; Tournament to take place from 20 May to 11 June 2023. A Javanese rhinoceros called Bacuya™ enjoyed a thumping…

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FIFA launches second edition of Diploma in Club Management

The diploma is in line with FIFA’s objective of sharing knowledge and creating a more balanced football ecosystem

Forty participants, including executives from across the world and football greats Carli Lloyd, Tim Cahill, Fernandinho, John Terry and Juan Mata, join programme; Diploma to include modules on leadership and management as well as sporting strategy and youth academies, among others; initiative in line with FIFA’s (www.FIFA.com) objective of sharing knowledge…

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President Infantino Wishes Haller a Full and Speedy Recovery

FIFA Director Member Associations Africa Gelson Fernandes added some words of support of his own to President Infantino’s message

Côte d’Ivoire forward Sebastien Haller was diagnosed with testicular cancer in July. After announcing the sad news, the 28-year-old forward received many messages of sympathy and encouragement from around the world, including a letter from FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino, enclosed with a shirt and ball. “On behalf of both…

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Football Mourns the Loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen was the Head of State for around two dozen FIFA MAs and was patron of the English, Scottish and Welsh Football Associations

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-serving monarch in British history and her death, at the age of 96 following a 70-year reign, left football mourning the loss of a lifelong supporter. “Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s passing is a huge loss to football, to our society, and to…

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B-roll Video Release: FIFA President, Gianni Infantino meets Equatorial Guinean FA president, Venancio Ndong in Paris

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The FIFA (FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino met the Equatorial Guinean Football Association President Venancio Ndong on this Wednesday at FIFA Paris Office. Access the B-roll and dope sheet here: https://bit.ly/3D5e31B