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German football boss blasts Infantino over lack of transparency

German Football Federation president Reinhard Grindel has launched a withering attack on FIFA president Gianni Infantino over a lack of transparency on proposals for new competitions in an interview with Sportbuzzer.de published on Wednesday.
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Infantino says he has wide support for 48-team World Cup in Qatar

Infantino says he has wide support for 48-team World Cup in Qatar

NAN FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, said a majority of national soccer federations were in favour of expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams. Infantino said a decision would be made by March, although it was still not clear whether an enlarged tournament would be feasible as it would be “difficult” to stage […]
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FIFA dishes out to clubs $209m from 2018 World Cup earnings

FIFA dishes out to clubs $209m from 2018 World Cup earnings

NAN Manchester City lead the way with just over 5 million dollars as FIFA on Tuesday announced it has dished out 209 million Euros to clubs. The money paid to the clubs was for releasing their players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup held from June 14 to July 15 in Russia. The world football […]
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Infantio set to bar stars from World Cup

Infantio set to bar stars from World Cup

Football’s biggest names would be banned from the World Cup if they played in a breakaway European Super League, FIFA president Gianni Infantino confirmed on Wednesday. Infantino, speaking to a small group of reporters at FIFA headquarters, said the governing body would punish players at clubs like Barcelona, Manchester City and Bayern Munich if they […]
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Infantino, PSG, City exposed for breach of UEFA’s FFF rules

FIFA President Gianni Infantino: accused of helping PSG, Manchester City breach UEFA’s FFF rules while at UEFA UEFA under the leadership of Michel Platini and Gianni Infantino helped Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City get around their own Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, according to a Football Leaks investigation published on Friday.According

Soccer: FIFA doubles prize money for 2019 Women’s World Cup

Soccer: FIFA doubles prize money for 2019 Women’s World Cup

NAN FIFA will raise the prize money for the Women’s World Cup from 15 million dollars to 30 million dollars. The raise is starting with next year’s edition in France, FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced on Friday, though critics immediately said the increase was not enough. Following a FIFA council meeting in Rwanda, the Swiss-Italian […]
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FIFA ‘welcomes’ Pinnick back to Football Family

FIFA ‘welcomes’ Pinnick back to Football Family

World football –ruling body, FIFA, has formally ‘welcomed’ the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick back to the fold of its elite Football Family, following Pinnick’s re-election as NFF President at the Elective Congress in Katsina on 20th September. This is a tradition after every member of a FIFA committee is elected […]
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Infantino has ‘support of Africa’ in FIFA re-election bid

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African nations would support Gianni Infantino for re-election as FIFA president, the head of the continental football federation Ahmad Ahmad said on Sunday. “I feel it is my duty… to announce this support from Africa,” Ahmad said at a special meeting of the Confederation of African Football Executive Committee, which Infantino attended, in Sharm el-Sheikh, […] …

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