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Qatar to host FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ draw on 27 April

The tournament will be contested by 23 Arab nations

Qatar will host the draw for the FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ (www.FIFA.com) at Katara Opera House on Tuesday, 27 April at 21:00 local time. The tournament will be contested by 23 Arab nations. The draw will be attended by a limited number of officials, in line with Qatar’s COVID-19 protocols.…

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Excitement mounts ahead of FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw

The FIFA Arab Cup™ is seen as an important opportunity to test operations and facilities ahead of Qatar 2022

Ahead of the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ (www.FIFA.com) draw on Tuesday, 27 April (21:00 local time), the qualifying matches for the tournament have been decided. Of the 23 nations involved, the 14 lowest-ranked teams according to the April edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Men's World Ranking (https://fifa.fans/3sVOCXB) will participate in single-leg play-offs…

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Ceremony of African unity celebrated in Nouakchott

The basis of a common programme, inspired on the initial manifesto of the four candidates is being shaped, and will include contributions of all African member associations and stakeholders

Initially four election rivals, but now united in one purpose, Jacques Anouma, Patrice Motsepe, Augustin Senghor and Ahmed Yahya have together agreed in Rabat, Morocco, and confirmed at a ceremony of African unity held at the Palais des Congrès in Nouakchott, Mauritania, a proposed new direction for CAF and African…

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Positive discussions take place with Mauritanian President

Discussed the country’s current successful hosting of the CAF U20 African Cup of Nations and the rapid progression of football development in Mauritania

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has travelled to the capital of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Nouakchott for an audience with President of the Republic Mohamed Cheikh El Ghazouani. The FIFA President, accompanied by Mauritanian Football Federation (FFRIM) President Ahmed Yahya, discussed the country’s current successful hosting of the CAF U20…

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FIFA President kicks-off African visit with stadium inauguration in Mauritania

Upon arrival, the FIFA President was welcomed by the President of the Mauritanian Football Federation (FFRIM) Ahmed Yahya

FIFA (FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has arrived in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, the first stop on an itinerary that will see him visit FIFA member associations in several African countries along with heads of state and African Union (AU) Chairperson Félix Tshisekedi over the coming days. Upon arrival, the…