ARTICLES RELATING TO GIANNI INFANTINO

FIFA's Infantino says 'nobody knows' when football can resume

2020-04-02 20:18

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino admitted that "nobody knows" when football can resume, and that when it returned it was "going to be different".

Infantino offers to move Club World Cup to accommodate Euro in 2021

2020-03-17 19:43

FIFA president Gianni Infantino proposed delaying next year's revamped 24-team Club World Cup to accomodate the European Championships in 2021.

Probe found earlier contact between Infantino and prosecutor: report

2020-03-08 16:12

A lawyer friend of FIFA chief Gianni Infantino met with Swiss public prosecutor in 2015 to find out if Infantino was the target of a corruption investigation.

FIFA warns coronavirus could postpone international matches

2020-02-29 08:13

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has refused to rule out postponing international football matches in response to the escalating global threat of the coronavirus.

OPINION: It makes sense to hold AFCON every 4 years

2020-02-07 14:49

FIFA president Gianni Infantino was spot-on to suggest that the AFCON should be staged every four years, writes Tashreeq Vardien.

Infantino reveals aims for new Club World Cup

2019-12-21 11:43

Gianni Infantino is determined to make his new, expanded Club World Cup "the best club competition in the world" as well as the most lucrative.

FIFA's Infantino eyes African league, billion dollar spend on stadia

2019-11-28 21:55

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would like to see an African league created and investment of more than $1 billion on stadia on the continent.

Infantino planning Iran visit for game with female fans

2019-11-06 19:29

FIFA president Gianni Infantino plans to attend a league game in Iran where female fans will be allowed to attend.

No goals, no fans, no TV: Koreas draw 0-0 in blacked-out WC qualifier

2019-10-15 16:26

North and South Korea have drawn 0-0 in a historic but surreal World Cup qualifier played in front of FIFA president Gianni Infantino but an otherwise empty stadium.

Infantino eyes further expansion after 'best ever' tournament

2019-07-06 07:14

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said he is determined to push ahead with plans to expand the women's World Cup in time for the next tournament.

 

FIFA boss looking at soccer reform after coronavirus crisis

2020-03-23 18:35

FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes the coronavirus crisis could bring about a reform which he does not expect to return to action by May.

FIFA to use 'power of football' to combat coronavirus

2020-03-17 06:06

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Monday urged authorities to use "the power of football" to reinforce important messages in the fight against coronavirus.

FIFA president backs plan for 'daylight' offside change

2020-02-29 13:16

Calls for football to introduce a 'daylight' offside rule in a bid to provide greater clarity have been backed by FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

FIFA cancels planned council meeting in Asuncion

2020-02-19 07:21

A FIFA Council meeting set to take place in the Paraguayan capital Asuncion in March has been cancelled, world football's governing body said.

Infantino wants AFCON to be held every FOUR years

2020-02-01 19:26

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino told African football leaders that he wants their continental Cup of Nations to be played every four years.

FIFA chief Infantino denies backing breakaway super league

2019-12-11 17:40

FIFA has not given its backing to reported plans for a closed European super league, its president Gianni Infantino has said.

UEFA president says Platini could perform 'any role' after return

2019-11-18 07:29

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin on Sunday made light of his predecessor Michel Platini's return to football next week.

Racists must be 'kicked out' of stadiums: FIFA boss

2019-10-17 17:10

Racists must be "kicked out" of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said, as he pressed for a ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.

FIFA chief says racism 'not acceptable' in Italian football

2019-09-24 11:10

FIFA president Gianni Infantino made a plea to "kick racism out" of Italian football, during the FIFA Best Football Awards ceremony in Milan.

Women' s football basks in spotlight as France launch World Cup

2019-06-07 13:13

The pressure is on France to live up to their favourites tag as the host nation kick off their World Cup with the spotlight on women's football.

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