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FIFA selects 16 host cities for 2026 World Cup

New York, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States will have 11 of the 16 hosts cities at the 2026 World Cup, which will also feature matches in Mexico and Canada, world football governing body FIFA said on Thursday. Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, Boston, Philadelphia, …

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Brazil, Argentina must replay World Cup qualifier: FIFA

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Brazil and Argentina must replay their abandoned 2022 World Cup qualifier despite having already secured a place in football’s showpiece tournament, FIFA said on Monday. The decision followed appeals from both countries’ football associations, according to a statement issued by the sport’s governing body. …

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Afcon demands global respect

Opens a new chapter for African football | CHUKA ONWUMECHILI | As the whistle blew on the final match, it was clear that this year’s edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) has gone a long way to define a new chapter for the tournament, establishing it on the …

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Lewandowski wins Best FIFA Men’s Player of Year 2021

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski was crowned The Best FIFA Men’s Player of Year 2021 on Monday, winning the award for the second year in succession. The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021 ceremony was held as a virtual TV show from the Home of FIFA in …

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We have secured UGX 30Bn for Namboole renovation – Obua

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministry of Education and Sports has secured Shillings 30 billion for the renovation of Mandela National stadium, Namboole. This comes after the World football governing body FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) banned the stadium from hosting international games. The State Minister for …

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