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Arsene Wenger urges FIFA to go for the spectacular

London, UK | FIFA.COM | Legendary former Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has said he will push for football to be more spectacular on the world stage. He said this in the latest episode of ‘Living Football’, FIFA’s football magazine show. Wenger joined FIFA as Chief of Global Football Development in …

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FIFA bans Africa’s football president Ahmad for five years

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The world football governing body, FIFA has today slapped a five year ban on Ahmad Ahmad, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over abuse of office and financial misconduct. Ahmad, aged 60 years and elected CAF president in 2017, has also been fined …

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CORRUPTION: FIFA bans African football chief Ahmad

London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | World soccer governing body FIFA has banned Africa’s top administrator Ahmad Ahmad,60, for five years for financial misconduct. FIFA, in a statement, said their investigatory chamber had found that Ahmad had breached his duty of loyalty, offered gifts and other benefits, mismanaged funds and abused his …

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Qatar 2022 World Cup’s match schedule confirmed

Doha, Qatar | XINHUA | The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has unveiled its match schedule on Wednesday, as the hosts will kick off the tournament at Al Bayt Stadium on November 21, 2022 at 13:00 local time. During the 12-day group stage, there will be four matches per day …

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Premier League clubs agree to five substitutions rule change

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Managers will be able to make up to five substitutions for the remainder of the 2019/20 Premier League season after clubs agreed to the temporary rule change at a meeting on Thursday. FIFA proposed the solution last month to “protect player welfare” with a large number of matches packed …

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FIFA’s Infantino suspected of intervening to stop probe: report

Lausanne, Switzerland | AFP | FIFA president Gianni Infantino is suspected of having intervened with Switzerland’s attorney general to try to get an investigation dropped, a Swiss newspaper alleged on Monday. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) launched an investigation in early 2016, shortly after Infantino was elected president of world football’s governing body, …

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