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Pakistan Football Federation Suspended By FIFA

Lausanne: Football’s world governing body FIFA on Wednesday suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) with immediate effect due to third-party interference. It also banned the Chadian Football Association (FTFA) due…

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Bayern Munich Win Club World Cup, Complete Six-Title Feat

Doha: Benjamin Pavard scored the winning goal as Germany’s Bayern Munich defeated Mexican side Tigres 1-0 in the Club World Cup final to claim its sixth trophy within a year. The Bundesliga giant finished the 2019-2020 season with a treble-winning performance and has won the UEFA Super Cup, German Super Cup before the victory in […]

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FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup To Be Held Behind Closed Doors: AIFF

New Delhi: The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will be held behind closed doors only in the worst-case scenario, All India Football Federation general secretary Kushal Das said on Monday amid a continued rise in the country’s COVID-19 case count. Already postponed once, the tournament is to be held from February 17 to March 7 […]

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FIFA Approves $1.5 bn COVID19 Relief Fund For World Football

Zurich: FIFA’s ruling council has unanimously approved the COVID-19 Relief Plan giving a total of $1.5 billion to help the global football community to weather the Coronavirus pandemic. FIFA said that each of the 211 member associations will get a one million dollars payment, part of which will be granted in July this year, while […]

Indian Football
Indian Football Domestic Season To Begin On August 1

New Delhi: Indian football’s domestic season will begin from August 1 when the transfer window opens, two months later than normal times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a circular sent on Tuesday to all the state units, the AIFF said it has got clearance from the world body FIFA to hold the season from […]

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FIFA postpones U-17 Women's World Cup in India due to COVID-19

New Delhi: The FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup to be held in India in November was on Saturday postponed by football’s governing body due to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic across the globe. The women’s age group showpiece was to be held at five venues in the country –Kolkata, Guwahati, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad and Navi Mumbai — […]

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IOC announces new deadline for Olympic qualification period

New Delhi: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday that the new deadline for the qualification period for the postponed Tokyo Olympics has been set to June 29, 2021. It further stated that International Federations (IF) of each sport retain full discretion for defining their own respective deadlines and pathways. The Olympics was originally […]

FIFA proposes postponing upcoming World Cup qualifiers owing to coronavirus

Zurich: World football governing body FIFA on Thursday proposed postponing all the upcoming 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup Cup qualifiers, including India’s home game against Qatar, due to the rising coronavirus threat. FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) met at the apex body’s headquarters here to discuss football activities in Asia. Also […]

Belgium
Belgium Crowned FIFA Team Of The Year, Qatar Biggest Climber

Geneva: Belgium have been crowned FIFA ‘Team of the Year’ for the second successive time after a record-breaking year for the global ladder. The team, known as the Red Devils, had held on to top spot in a December table barely impacted by just 19 friendlies toward the end of a year in which 1,082 […]

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FIFA President Vows To Take Tough Measures Against Racism

Dhaka: FIFA President Gianni Infantino has reaffirmed his organisation’s commitment to eliminate racism, saying it has no place in football. “We need to send strong messages, that if there are racists that abuse the soccer players we have to stop the game… We cannot let the racists win,” Efe news quoted Infantino as saying in […]