ARTICLES RELATING TO FIFA

FIFA to bin local World Cup organising committees

2017-03-29 20:00

World football's ruling body FIFA will get rid of local World Cup organising committees and take full control over tournaments' organisation starting in 2026.

Video replay aids Spain as Sweden foil Ronaldo

2017-03-29 07:23

Spain twice benefited from the use of video assistance to defeat France 2-0, while Sweden rallied from two goals down to spoil Cristiano Ronaldo's homecoming.

More work needs to be done, says Jordaan

2017-03-26 11:20

Safa president and CAF executive Danny Jordaan tells S’Busiso Mseleku that his recent appointment is long overdue.

FIFA finding could prove huge blow for SA football

2017-03-24 13:27

S’Busiso Mseleku hopes FIFA’s findings that a Ghanaian referee manipulated Bafana Bafana’s World Cup qualifier has nothing to do with SAFA.

'Embarrassing' Qatar coaches verbally abuse Queiroz

2017-03-24 08:28

An angry Carlos Queiroz accused Qatar's coaching staff of verbally abusing his mother following an explosive end to Iran's 1-0 World Cup qualifier win in Doha.

Hayatou’s downfall plotted in SA: Jordaan

2017-03-19 06:05

Safa’s Danny Jordaan has claimed that Ahmad Ahmad's victory over longtime CAF chief Issa Hayatou was orchestrated at Sun City last year.

Safa still scrambling to net Bafana Bafana coach

2017-03-12 06:12

The search for a new Bafana Bafana coach is far from over and the Football Association (Safa) is still scrambling to find its man.

Russia's Mutko 'barred from FIFA post'

2017-03-10 12:19

FIFA has barred Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, chief organiser of the World Cup from sitting on the world body's ruling council.

Jordaan withdraws from FIFA race

2017-03-07 12:44

SAFA President Danny Jordaan has withdrawn his candidature to be a FIFA council member in the forthcoming polls.

World Cup waits for SA champs

2017-03-05 06:01

If Amajita beat Sudan on Sunday afternoon they will book a berth in the Afcon semi-finals and their fate is in their own hands.

 

Lamptey life ban suggesting replay for Bafana?

2017-03-29 13:19

Sy Lerman reports on the life ban of referee Joseph Lamptey and the implications it could have for South African football.

FIFA to pay injured Coleman's wages

2017-03-28 07:37

FIFA will pay Everton defender Seamus Coleman's wages during his recovery from a broken leg sustained in a World Cup qualifier.

FIFA removes Blatter-era plaque

2017-03-24 17:21

FIFA has taken down a monolithic reminder of former president Sepp Blatter from its headquarters

Qatar's World Cup dreams turn to dust

2017-03-24 10:32

Qatar's 1-0 home defeat against Iran has left the hugely ambitious country's 2018 World Cup dreams in tatters.

SAFA: Ref ban has nothing to do with us

2017-03-22 11:25

The life-long ban of referee Joseph Lamptey, who was found guilty of influencing Bafana Bafana's 2-1 win over Senegal, has "nothing to do with" SAFA.

Blatter 'reckless' to pay Platini $2m

2017-03-13 15:55

A newly published 68-page verdict written by the CAS explains why its judges dismissed Sepp Blatter's appeal to overturn a six-year ban.

Dirty tricks stain CAF polls

2017-03-12 06:09

Interesting political moves surround the election of the top officer for Africa’s football federation.

No reason to move World Cup from Russia - FIFA

2017-03-09 19:13

FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura said there were no reasons to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia.

FA soccer leaders criticized for 'sham' diversity plan

2017-03-07 07:44

England soccer leaders have been criticized after introducing diversity reforms that campaigners say still fail to ensure minority groups are adequately represented.

Infantino targets video refs for 2018 SWC

2017-03-03 23:58

FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes there is a realistic chance video assistant referees will be used at the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia.

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