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FIFA Expands U-17 World Cup To 48 Teams

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Council has announced that the U-17 World Cup tournament will expand from 24 to 48 teams. In a move to strengthen youth football, the governing body has decided to hold the football event annually instead of biennially. FIFA also confirmed Qatar will host the next five editions of the competition, starting in 2025. This means the next five U-17 World Cups, from 2025 […]

todayMarch 15, 2024 5

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FIFA Confirms Al Ahly and Wydad Participation In Club World Cup

The race is for African clubs to secure the remaining places at FIFA’s new 32-team club world cup tournament which makes its debut in the United States in 2025. Recent CAF Champions League winners Al Ahly of Egypt and Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca have booked two of the continent’s four qualification spots the Mundial de  . Al Ahly booked their ticket by virtue of winning the 2022/23 editions of Africa’s premier […]

todayMarch 11, 2024 6

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Super Eagles Move Up 14 Places In New FIFA Ranking

Africa Cup of Nations Runners-up, Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up by 14 spots to placed 28th in the world in the February FIFA ranking released  on Thursday. In the ranking table published on the website of the world football governing the team garnered 1,522 points as against the 1,474 points garnered in December 2023. The Nigerian national team moved from the 42nd position to the 28th position in […]

todayFebruary 15, 2024

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2023 CAF Awards To Hold In Marrakech December, 11

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has concluded plans to hold a successful 2023 Gala Award in Marrakech, Morocco on Monday, 11 December 2023. Following release of this year's nominees, two Nigerian players have been shortlisted in the male category, in two different categories of the CAF awards. Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen and Gent forward, Gift Orban are contenders for the Men's Footballer of The Year and Young Player of […]

todayNovember 10, 2023 18 2

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FIFA Appoints Referees For Eagles Game Against Mozambique

World ruling Football body, FIFA has appointed officials for next Monday’s senior international friendly match between Super Eagles of Nigeria and Mozambique in Portugal. Portuguese official Miguel Nogueira will serve as match referee while compatriots Paulo Bras, Ana Loide and Bruno Viera will work as assistant referee 1, assistant referee 2 and fourth official respectively. The encounter at the Estadio Municipal de Portimão next week Friday will be the fifth […]

todayOctober 10, 2023 45 2

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Super Eagles Drop To 40th In Latest Rankings

Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped to 40th place in the latest FIFA world ranking, released by the football governing body on their website. The new rankings which came out on Thursday saw the three time African champions go a step down from their initial spot of 39th in the world. Even with a 6-0 victory over Sao Tome and Principe in the last group game of the African Cup […]

todaySeptember 21, 2023 27 2

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Spanish Prosecutor Files Complaint Against Rubiales

A Spanish prosecutor has filed a legal complaint with its high court against suspended football federation president Luis Rubiales for sexual assault and coercion. Rubiales kissed midfielder Jenni Hermoso on the lips after Spain's Women's World Cup final victory over England, which she says was not consensual. This comes after Hermoso filed a complaint with the prosecutor's office on Wednesday. Hermoso's complaint was one of sexual assault but prosecutor Marta […]

todaySeptember 8, 2023 22 3

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Spanish FA President Criticised For kissing Hermoso

Spanish football federation president Luis Rubiales has been criticised for kissing Jenni Hermoso on the lips after Spain won the Women's World Cup. Rubiales kissed Hermoso during the presentation ceremony following Spain's 1-0 victory over England in Sunday's final. During the presentation for the Spanish players to collect their winners’ medal, an excited Rubiales went around hugging and kissing every player on the cheek. But when he got to the […]

todayAugust 21, 2023 11 1

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2023 WWC: England Meets Spain in Finals

The three Lioness of England have for the first time in their history secured a FIFA Women's World Cup final slot as they beat co-host Australia 3-1 in Sydney's Olympic Stadium. With a record crowd of 75,784 fans in attendance, the semifinal clash only took 10 minutes to burst into life, as England Midfielder Georgia Stanway volley was poked out by goalkeeper Mackenzie Arnold. Ella Toone finally broken the deadlock […]

todayAugust 16, 2023 51

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