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FIFA Video Games Set For Renaming

FIFA Video Games Set For Renaming

Electronic Arts is reportedly considering renaming Fifa, its immensely popular football video game series, the company said Thursday. EA Sports, a division of Electronic Arts, has been publishing an annual version of Fifa since 1993. The...
European Club Association Warns Against FIFA’s Reform Plans

European Club Association Warns Against FIFA’s Reform Plans

The European Club Association (ECA) has warned the world football governing body, FIFA, of its plan to restructure the international calendar, noting that it would have a "direct and destructive impact" on the club...
Nigeria Vs Central African Republic: FIFA Confirms Venue, Date

Nigeria Vs Central African Republic: FIFA Confirms Venue, Date

FIFA has confirmed that Nigeria will host the Central African Republic at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on October 10 in the qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup double-header. The world football governing...
Motsepe Releases Statement On Hosting World Cup Biannually

Motsepe Releases Statement On Hosting World Cup Biannually

President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, has aired his own view on FIFA's proposal to hold the World Cup every two years. The South African football administrator and businessman revealed that...
FIFA Reveals How ₦300BN Have Been Spent On Nigerian Players

FIFA Reveals How ₦300BN Have Been Spent On Nigerian Players

FIFA has revealed that a total of $733.1m (₦300,571,000) has been spent on the purchase of Nigerian players in the last 10 years. This was contained in a document published by FIFA. In the report,...
Sunday Oliseh Biography

Every Juicy Detail About Sunday Oliseh Has Now Been Revealed In FULL

Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh hails from AbavoIka South local government area of Delta State and was born on September 14th, 1974. Oliseh is well known for his thunderbolt winner against Spain during the France 1998...
FIFA’s World Cup Plan Is All About Money – Jurgen Klopp

FIFA’s World Cup Plan Is All About Money – Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp has said that FIFA's plan to stage the World Cup biennially is "all about money" and that it fails to consider the impact on players. This is coming after a couple...
ike Ugbo Chosen Nigeria Over England

Ike Ugbo Reveals Why He Has Chosen Nigeria Over England

Genk forward, Ike Ugbo, has revealed that playing at the FIFA World Cup forced his decision to commit his international allegiance to Nigeria over England.Ugbo was born in Lewisham to a Nigerian father and...

FIFA World Cup-European World Cup qualifying round-up

The World Cup qualifiers continue on the European continent despite the restriction from the United Kingdom based on the COVID-19 ruling. Nevertheless, it was still an exciting period for some of the best sides to...

IOC’s Bach Frowns At FIFA’s World Cup Plan

President of the International Olympics Committee, Thomas Bach has given his response to FIFA's proposal to host the World Cup every two years - this could see the tournament held in the same year...

Soccer Leagues Take Position On FIFA Plan For Biennial World Cup

The global group of national soccer leagues, along with European clubs and European soccer body UEFA, said Wednesday it will oppose FIFA´s plans to play the men´s World Cup every two years. "A biennial World...
FIFA Disagree With NFF On Ahmed Musa Centurion Cap

FIFA Disagree With NFF On Ahmed Musa Centurion Cap

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, claimed that Ahmed Musa has played his 100th game for the Super Eagles. The Super Eagles captain featured in the World Cup qualification win at the Estádio...
FIFA Bans Alisson, Firminho, Thiago, Ederson, Fred

EPL: FIFA Bans Alisson, Firminho, Thiago, Ederson, Fred, Three Others For Weekend Games

Brazil have requested that FIFA invoke the five-day rule, which means at least eight Premier League players will not be available for selection this weekend.According to the UK Mirror, the affected clubs are Manchester...

FIFA To Reveal More Details On Biennial World Cup Plans

FIFA is set to reveal more details on Thursday about its plans to hold a World Cup finals every two years. Former England players John Terry and Michael Owen are among those who have been...

Brazil, Argentina Face Disciplinary Sanction From FIFA

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Brazil and Argentina after their suspended World Cup game on Sunday. Following Sunday's controversy in Brazil, FIFA on Monday promised to take disciplinary actions based on the report it...
Cape Verde Will Fall At Home To Super Eagles - Ikpeba

Cape Verde Will Fall At Home To Super Eagles – Ikpeba

Former Nigerian forward, Victor Ikpeba has disclosed that the Super Eagles will overcome the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at the Estádio da Várzea on Tuesday. He made...
Chaotics Scenes In Brazil Vs Argentina

FIFA Unhappy With Chaotic Scenes In Brazil Vs Argentina Match

FIFA has on Monday regretted the chaotic scenes that took place before the suspension of the World Cup Qualifier tie between Brazil and Argentina on Sunday. The match at Sao Paulo's Neo Quimica Arena was...
Ceferin Hosting World Cup Every Two Years

Ceferin Kicks Against Hosting World Cup Every Two Years

UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin has once again underlined his opposition to FIFA'S proposal of hosting the Mundial every two years, saying the tournament's rarity is its most attractive and appealing quality. The move comes from...
Exclusive: Why NFF Must Settle S’Eagles Unpaid Bonuses -Aikhomogbe Reveals

Exclusive: Why NFF Must Settle S’Eagles Unpaid Bonuses -Aikhomogbe Reveals

Former Nigerian Goalkeeper, Andrew Aikhomogbe has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to quickly settle the Super Eagles unpaid bonus in order not to distract the team from Tuesday's 2022 World Cup qualifier...
Nathan Ake Out Of National Team Camp

‘Circumstances’ Force Man City Star Out Of National Team Camp

Manchester City defender, Nathan Ake has left the Dutch National Team camp on Monday, the Netherlands have confirmed. As a result of his exit from camp, the 26-year old will no longer be available for...
Guinea And Morocco Postponed

World Cup Qualifiers Tie Between Guinea And Morocco Postponed

The political crisis in Guinea which has resulted in the country's President getting arrested has degenerated into political unrest, hence leading to the postponement of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers between Guinea and Morocco The...

Wenger Reveals Why FIFA Wants to Host World Cup Every Two Years

Former Arsenal boss and FIFA Chief of Global Development, Arsene Wenger has explained the ins and outs of FIFA's proposal to have the World Cup every two years instead of four. The proposal that hasn't...

FIFA to launch probe into Racism in Hungary-England Game

Following Thursday's show of ignominy in England and Hungry tie last night in Budapest, where the English players faced racial abuse from the Hungarian fans, FIFA has said it will take adequate actions once...

Boris Johnson condemns racism towards England players in Hungary tie

Racism reared its ugly head again during England's 4-nil defeat of Hungary at the Puskas Arena in Budapest on Thursday. And British prime minister Boris Johnson has condemned the racist abuse towards English players in...

2022 W’Cup Qualifier: FIFA reveal Officials For Nigeria Vs Liberia

FIFA has named Togolese official, Kouassi Attisso Attiogbe as the center referee for the 2022 World Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.Attiogbe will be...
Infantino Enjoins Premier League, La Liga

“Do what is both right and fair for the global game” – Infantino Enjoins...

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has called on the English Premier League and the Spanish La Liga to release players for the World Cup Qualifiers slated for September. Infantino made this call following a unanimous announcement...
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2022 W’Cup Qualifiers: Don’t Deprive Players Due To Covid-19 Third Wave -FIFA Warns EPL...

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that players from red-list countries should not be deprived of the chance of playing in the coming World Cup qualifiers.He made this known on the backdrop of reports...

‘Save My Teammates From Taliban Brutality’ -Afghan Women’s National Football Team Captain Begs FIFA

The captain of the Afghanistan women’s team, Shabnam Mobarez has called on the World Football Governing Body, FIFA to come to the rescue of her teammates after the Taliban took over the reign of...
Latest FIFA Ranking Super Eagles Drop

Latest FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles Drop Seven Places

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have dropped seven places in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. Gernot Rohr’s men lost twice and drew once in their last three international games, resulting in their dropping from third to fifth...
FIFA Respond Siasia's Suit

FIFA Get 21 Days Ultimatum To Respond To Siasia’s Suit

A United States court has issued a summons with a 21-day ultimatum to FIFA to respond to Samson Siasia's suit challenging his coach licence ban and indictment for bribery. PREMIUM TIMES obtained a copy of...
FIFA Twitter Messi Exits Barcelona

FIFA Reacts On Twitter As Lionel Messi Exits Barcelona

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) have reacted to the news of Lionel Messi’s exit from Barcelona this summer. The world football governing body uploaded an eight-minute video of Messi’s highlights on Twitter. Under the clip...

Samson Siasia Takes FIFA To Court

Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, has sued FIFA at a United States district court for the Southern District of New York, according to Premium Times. The former Nigeria international is, among other things, seeking...
Issa Hayatou Banned FIFA

Former Interim President Issa Hayatou Banned By FIFA

FIFA has banned its former interim president Issa Hayatou on Tuesday for alleged wrongdoing in a commercial deal for African soccer. The former Confederation of African Football (CAF) president for 29 years, was banned for...

Constant Omari Sanctioned By Independent Ethics Committee

The chairperson of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has ratified the plea bargain concluded between Constant Omari Selemani, former President of the Congo DR Football Association, former First Vice-President of CAF,...

CAS Change Samson Siasia FIFA Life Ban To Five Years

Samson Siasia is a “lucky man” as the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have on Monday reduced his life ban by FIFA in a match-fixing case to five years. The world governing body had...

Update Emerges On Ademola Lookman’s Switch To Nigeria

Ademola Lookman’s potential international switch to Nigeria was looking all done and dusted as at last week following reports in the media. The England-born has represented the Three Lions at the youth level, including the...

Lookman, Ejaria Finally Get FIFA Clearance To Play For S’Eagles

FIFA have finally cleared Ademola Lookman and Ovie Ejaria to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. This is coming after several anxious months of back and forth between the world football governing body and...

Asisat Oshoala Condemns FIFA, UEFA Over Super League Ban

Barcelona Femeni star Asisat Oshoala wants FIFA and UEFA to apply the same energy used to tackle the Super League in the fight against racism and equality. UEFA and FIFA released a statement on Monday...

Court Stops UEFA And FIFA From Blocking European Super League

A Spanish court has ruled that Uefa and Fifa cannot block the launch of a new European Super League. A dozen leading European clubs have committed to forming a breakaway competition that they hope will...

Infantino Backs UEFA Over Super League Proposals

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has spoken at UEFA Congress and he has offered full support to the European governing body in the fight against the Super League proposals. Infantino said: "We can only and strongly disapprove...

European Super League: Top Players To Start Retiring From Int’l Careers

A leading sports lawyer has opined that the European Super League led by 12 clubs including the Premier League’s ‘Big Six’ could see all concerned end up in a “lose-lose” situation. The ramifications could see...

Bruno Fernandes Condemns European Super League Idea

Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes appeared to speak out against the European Super League and how it would not replace his “dreams” of playing in the Champions League. The Portuguese international concurred with compatriot and...

Super League Clubs Begin Legal Action To Protect Players & Co.

The European Super League is taking legal steps to protect its players and members from potential punishments dished out by UEFA and FIFA. If the plans succeed it would devastate existing European club competitions and...

See European Super League Clubs’ Letter To FIFA, UEFA Presidents

The European Super League has sent a letter to UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin and FIFA president Gianni Infantino calling for co-operation as the breakaway competition is widely condemned amid likely legal action. Despite calling for...

Super Falcons Latest FIFA Ranking Drops

Super Falcons of Nigeria have dropped one spot in latest FIFA rankings released on Friday. The world soccer governing body ranked the Nigeria national women's football team 38th having previously occupied the 37th position in...

FIFA To Use Automated System To Judge Offsides In 2022 World Cup

FIFA's chief of global football development, Arsene Wenger, is pushing for the introduction of a fully automated system that will notify the assistant referee when a player is offside. The goal of using the...

Super Eagles Moved Up Four Places In Latest FIFA Ranking

Nigeria's Super Eagles have now emerged as the third-best team in Africa and the 32nd in the world, according to FIFA's April rankings. Senegal are number one in Africa with 1542.4 points, Tunisia takes second...

President Infantino Addresses G20 On Tackling Corruption In Sports

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has addressed the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group on the last day of its videoconference summit.   Invited to speak on the fight against corruption in sport, President Infantino shared the...

Nigeria National Under-23 Football Team For 2020

The Nigeria National Under-23 football team popularly referred to as the Olympic Eagles, often change because it is age grade. It is almost impossible for you to find the same player who featured in the...

FIFA Confirm New Seven-Year Ban For Sepp Blatter

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has been handed a new ban of seven years and eight months from football, the world governing body has announced.   The ban has been imposed for multiple breaches...