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Brazil still on top, Argentina on the podium

A total of 280 international fixtures took place during this period with significant ramifications in the Ranking

Brazil remain atop FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking (www.FIFA.com); France drop out of top three; Kazakhstan make most progress. Between the final qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, the UEFA and Concacaf Nations Leagues fixtures, the qualifiers for continental championships in Asia and Africa, and a host of friendly matches,…

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Qualified Nations for the FIFAe Nations Cup 2022™ Confirmed

The FIFAe Nations Cup is the climax of the FIFAe Finals in Copenhagen

FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 scheduled to take place from 27 July to 30 July; 24 nations to compete for a share of USD 400,000; World’s best nation to be found and bespoke trophy to be lifted for the first time. Following a highly competitive season-long qualification process with a record-number…

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Media Accreditation Process Launched for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022™

Successful applicants will be notified and provided with further information in due course

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) is pleased to announce that the accreditation process for media representatives wishing to cover the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022™ is now open via the FIFA Media Hub. The deadline for accreditation applications is 17 July 2022. Some of the world’s best young players and future superstars of…

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FIFA Extends Temporary Employment Rules to Address Issues Relating to War in Ukraine

These provisions give players and coaches the opportunity to train, play and receive a salary, while protecting Ukrainian clubs and facilitating the departure of foreign players and coaches from Russia

Foreign players and coaches to have right to suspend their employment contracts until 30 June 2023; FIFA (www.FIFA.com) to further monitor situation in Ukraine The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to extend the temporary employment rules (https://fifa.fans/3zWfeyD) established in the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP) with…

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117 member associations apply for ground-breaking talent scheme

The TDS aims to help member associations reach their full potential by raising the standards of talent development around the world

Current window for applications closes on June 30; Scheme aims to improve talent development worldwide and thereby raise the competitiveness of national teams; Ultimate goal is to bridge the competitive gap and increase the number of national teams capable of playing at the highest level. More than one hundred FIFA…

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FIFA and FIFPRO join forces to combat social media hate speech

Over 50% of players received some form of discriminatory abuse, with much of that abuse coming from the players’ home nation

Report highlights problem of abuse on social media directed at players and coaches during international tournaments; FIFA (www.FIFA.com) and FIFPRO to launch moderation tools to better protect participants; Educational support and mental health advice to be provided for players at future FIFA tournaments. Download document: https://bit.ly/3QAS3A2 FIFA has published an independent…

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FIFA unveils stellar line-up of FIFA World Cup 2026™ Host Cities

The highly anticipated announcement was made on a TV show produced in cooperation with FOX and Telemundo from New York

16 cities to host matches of groundbreaking FIFA World Cup™ (FIFA.com) ; announcement made on live TV show from New York; FIFA World Cup 2026™ will be first edition to feature 48 teams and three host countries. A significant milestone on the road to the FIFA World Cup 2026™ was reached tonight…

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Team Workshop for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ – JULY 2022

The workshop will take place in Doha and highlight the key organisational and administrative aspects in the lead-up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) is pleased to announce that the accreditation process for media representatives wishing to cover the Team Workshop for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ is now open. The workshop will take place in Doha and highlight the key organisational and administrative aspects in the lead-up to the FIFA…

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Qatari female artist Bouthayna Al Muftah unveils Official Poster for FIFA World Cup 2022™

Tournament asset has been unveiled at Hamad International Airport

The Official Poster for the FIFA (www.FIFA.com) World Cup Qatar 2022™ was unveiled during a special event at Hamad International Airport. For the first time, a series of posters has been developed for the tournament – all designed by Qatari female artist, Bouthayna Al Muftah. The main poster depicts traditional…

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FIFA President congratulates 32 participating nations for Qatar 2022

The 32-strong field was finalised on Tuesday with Costa Rica defeating New Zealand at the Al Rayyan stadium

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has congratulated all 32 nations on their qualification for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ (https://bit.ly/3aWNXBM). President Infantino was on hand in Doha this week for the two intercontinental play-offs and the completion of qualifiers for Qatar 2022. The 32-strong field was finalised on Tuesday…