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FIFA Set To Ban Lionel Messi Over Barcelona Transfer, Reasons Given

Lionel Messi handed in a transfer request and remains under contract with Barcelona until the summer of 2021. And now Messi risks a FIFA ban if he leaves the Nou Camp without resolving his contractual...

Messi To Apply To FIFA’s Transfer Matching System To Complete Move Away From Barca...

FIFA will reportedly side with Lionel Messi in the Barcelona star's exit clause battle with the LaLiga club. Following the 33-year-old’s transfer request to leave the Camp Nou, the club are fiercely demanding any prospective...

FIFA Makes New Rule That’ll Allow Michael Obafemi, Others Play For Super Eagles

FIFA plans to relax the eligibility criteria for national teams and allow a player who has already played competitively for another country change nationality under some conditions. It is still a proposal but it could...
List Of Countries That Have Won The World Cup From 1930 To 2018

List Of Countries That Have Won The World Cup From 1930 To 2018

The FIFA World Cup began in 1930 and is contested by men's national teams who are members of the Fédération Internationale de Football (FIFA), and I have the list of countries that have won...
Stadiums In Nigeria

Stadiums In Nigeria: All 62 Listed With Capacity And Home Teams

I sure do know that bodies like FIFA, CAF and of course our dear readers, would love to know the list of stadiums in Nigeria. FIFA and CAF for the sake of hosting football...

Rivers Angels Top List Of Nigerian Women’s Clubs To Receive $194,030 From FIFA

A total of 20 Nigerian Women’s Football League clubs will benefit from FIFA’s solidarity funds.  The fund is meant for teams who helped develop players that represented their countries at the 2019 Women’s World Cup...

FIFA To Use ROBOT Referees At Qatar 2022 World Cup

FIFA are planning to introduce the use of robots as assistant referees and plan to implement the new technology in time for the 2022 World Cup. FIFA's director of technology Johannes Holzmuller has outlined his...

Babangida To Report NFF/NPFL To FIFA Over Non Payment Of Salaries

The Nigeria Players Union which comprises of active and retired football players will formally send a letter to FIFA over non-payment of players salaries by the Nigeria Football Federation and Nigeria Professional Football league. Tijani...

CAF Exco Committee Meeting Set To Announce AFCON 2021 New Dates

CAF Executive Committee meeting is expected to hold on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 and is expected to face a tough session during which it will come up with a new schedule/timetable for the next...

FIFA President Sends Congratulatory Letter To Liverpool On Their EPL Title

Liverpool owners have reportedly received a letter from FIFA president Gianni Infantino congratulating them on their maiden Premier League title. The Reds were confirmed as champions this week with seven games of the season remaining. It...
Super Eagles Vs Lesotho 2021 AFCON Qualifier

FIFA Reschedule Super Eagles Vs Lesotho 2021 AFCON Qualifier

FIFA have postponed international matches in September in Africa, Asia, Oceania and North America which will invariably means that the Super Eagles 2021 AFCON qualifier reverse game against Lesotho is called off. The Super Eagles...
FIFA Applications Players Financial Assistance

FIFA Receive Over Four Hundred Applications From Players For Financial Assistance

FIFA have received more than four hundred applications from footballers for financial assistance with most coming from Europe. A total of 441 applications are confirmed so far with FIFA’s Fund for Football Players (FFP), which...
Post Covid-19 FIFA Fund Raising Tournament

Post Covid-19 FIFA Fund Raising Tournament: Enyimba, Rangers, 14 Others listed

Nigeria Premier League sides, Enyimba and Rangers have been listed by FIFA amongst 16 top African clubs that will take part in a post-COVID-19 fundraising tournament. GoalBall gathered that popularity in the African continent is...
New Changes Transfer Window

FIFA Announce CRAZY New Changes To The Transfer Window

FIFA have announced a change in rules that will allow the Football Association to open the summer transfer window before the 2019/20 season finishes. The Premier League will return in under a week on June...
List Of Super Eagles Players

List Of Super Eagles Players: All Names From Inception Till Date

I know what you would have loved to see is a list of Super Eagles players and their state of origin, unfortunately, I won't be able to provide you with where they all come...
FIFA Tribute stephen Keshi

FIFA Pays Tribute To Late Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi

FIFA has on Sunday paid tribute to Ex-Super Eagles coach late Stephen Keshi who died in 2016. The world football governing body took to their verified Twitter handle to send their tribute. “Stephen Keshi led the...
Infantino Stricter Financial Regulations

FIFA President Infantino Comes Up With Stricter Financial Regulations

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for the prospect of salary and transfer fee caps to be discussed at all levels of the game. The coronavirus pandemic and its effects has led to calls for...
Siasia Life Ban Appeal October

FIFA Reschedule Samson Siasia Life Ban Appeal Till October

October 6, 2020, is now the new date the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) will hear Samson Siasia’s appeal in the wake of his FIFA ban. In a letter to Siasia on Monday from...
Odemwingie Match-Fixing Siasia FIFA Life Ban

Osaze Odemwingie Exposes The Match-Fixing Games That Got Siasia FIFA Life Ban

Former Nigeria international, Osaze Odemwingie has during in an interview on Instagram Live Page revealed that some dodgy things were going on during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, part of which Samson Sisia...

FA, FIFA Head To Court Over Chelsea Transfer Ban

In February 2019, Chelsea were sanctioned for breaching 150 regulations regarding the transfer and registration of 69 players under the age of 18 over several seasons and now the Football Association (FA) are set...
FIFA Postpone Women's Under-17 World Cup

Coronavirus Force FIFA To Postpone Women’s Under-17 World Cup

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association has postponed the women's Under-17 World Cup which was scheduled to hold in India in November. According to the World football governing body, it's now happening in February...

Man Utd Deal For Bruno Fernandes Turns Sour As FIFA Launch Investigation

FIFA have began investigation into Manchester United's deal to sign Bruno Fernandes in January because Italian side Sampdoria believe they are entitled to a cut of the money. United paid Sporting Lisbon £47million up front...
FIFA Plan Five-Sub Rule

FIFA Plan Five-Sub Rule To Aid High Volume Of Matches When Action Returns

According to FIFA, teams will be able to make up to five substitutes under a new proposal to help cope with the return to action amid the coronavirus pandemic. The substitutions will be allowed at...
NFF COVID-19 Relief Fund FIFA

NFF To Get $150m COVID-19 Relief Fund From FIFA

FIFA has announced that it will release the sum of $150 million to its member football associations to help handle financial troubles caused by the coronavirus. World football governing body President, Gianni Infantino made this...
Super Eagles Play This Year

COVID-19: FIFA Vice-President Claims Super Eagles May Not Play Any Match This Year

International matches like those of the Super Eagles not to be played this year as the various leagues around the world would be top priority should life return to normal soon after the Coronavirus...
Cancellation International Football Fixtures

FIFA Vice-President Confirms Cancellation Of International Football Fixtures Until 2021

The coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions and the need to give club competitions the chance to resume will make it impossible for most international soccer not to be played until 2021, a FIFA vice president...
Ranking Super Eagles of Nigeria

Latest FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles of Nigeria Retain 31st Spot

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have maintained the same position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings. Going by an update on the world football governing body’s website on Thursday, Nigeria senior national team retained their...
EA Sports Remove Ronaldinho FIFA 20

Grace To Grass As EA Sports Are Set To Remove Ronaldinho From FIFA 20

Brazilian legend Ronaldinho is set to be removed from FIFA 20 after the former Barcelona and AC Milan player spent time in a Paraguayan jail, according to reports. It comes just days after the Brazilian...
Onyekuru Blasts Coach For Missing W/Cup

Frustrated Onyekuru Blasts Coach For Missing W/Cup

Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru is not easy these days as his anger couldn’t make him feel anything better for his coach who was responsible for his omission from the 2018 FIFA world cup...

FIFA Approves Extensions To Contracts And Transfer Windows Movement

FIFA has announced the approval of the extension of player contracts until seasons are able to finish, with the coronavirus pandemic also seeing transfer window dates moved this summer. Football's world governing body has been...

FIFA Confirm Fighting Coronavirus With £8.5m Donation

At a meeting chaired by FIFA President Gianni Infantino to discuss a number of matters relating to the impact of coronavirus, world football's governing body confirmed they would be releasing $10m (£8.5m) to...
Coronavirus Super Eagles Players Health

Coronavirus: Don’t Jeopardise Super Eagles Players Health – Former Basel Goalkeeper Warns NFF

Former Nigerian Goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to be cautious with the way they handled the Super Eagles players health amid the coronavirus outbreak. The virus which has infected more...
Siasia's FIFA Ban Appeal Hearing

CAS Cancels Samson Siasia’s FIFA Ban Appeal Hearing

CAS wrote Siasia on December 27, 2019, inviting him and FIFA representatives and their witnesses to appear at the hearing which will hold at 9.30 hours Swiss time.
Neymar FIFA Terminate PSG Contract

Neymar Begs FIFA To Terminate PSG Contract

Barcelona are set to launch Operation Neymar this summer - with the explicit goal of bringing the Paris Saint-Germain star back to the Nou Camp club. But reports in Spain claim that to do so,...
Mbappe And Neymar Tokyo 2020 Olympic

PSG Refuse Mbappe And Neymar Tokyo 2020 Olympic Call-Ups

Paris Saint-Germain will deny star strikers Kylian Mbappe and Neymar to play in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics football tournament this summer, according to a report in L’Equipe. Mbappe was named in Sylvain Ripoll’s provisional 80-man France...
Wenger’s Offside Law Proposal

Wenger’s Offside Law Proposal Gets Infantino’s Approval

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has revealed his interest in introducing the ‘daylight’ principle to the offside law to bring extra clarity. There has been a great deal of controversy over offsides in the Premier League this...
Super Eagles Of Nigeria New FIFA Ranking

Super Eagles Of Nigeria Remain 31st In New FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria continue to maintain the 31st position in the latest FIFA Ranking that was released on Thursday, February 20, 2020. Gernot Rohr’s men have been in 31st position on the FIFA...
Wenger President & Sporting Director Rennes

Arsene Wenger To Become President & Sporting Director At Rennes

Arsene Wenger is set to be made President and Sporting Director of Rennes in France's Ligue 1 by the club's billionaire owners, just days after Arsenal contacted their former manager. ESPN sources claim Wenger is...
Nigeria’s World Cup Qualifiers Draw

Nigeria’s World Cup Qualifiers Draw: Rohr, Ndidi React

The draw for Africa’s second round 2022 World Cup qualifiers were held last night and Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr,  as well as midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, believes that Nigeria have a tough test ahead...
Nigeria’s 2022 World Cup Qualifying Group

Amokachi Describes Nigeria’s 2022 World Cup Qualifying Group Chances

Former Super Eagles star, Daniel Amokachi has described Nigeria’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying group as a tricky one. The  2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying group draws were held last night and Nigeria was drawn alongside Cape...
Super Eagles World Cup Qualifying Group

Super Eagles World Cup Qualifying Group Confirmed

Nigeria have been drawn in Group C alongside Cape Verde, Central Africa and Liberia in the second round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Of the four nations in the group, only the Super...
Africa Seeds 2022 World Cup Qualifying Draw

See All Africa Seeds For 2022 World Cup Qualifying Draw Today

FIFA has named all teams in the seeds for Qatar 2022 FIFA World’s Cup for African teams ahead of the draw to be held in the Egyptian capital of Cairo later today (Tuesday). Seeding pots...
Super Falcons FIFA Women’s Ranking

Super Falcons Drop In FIFA Women’s Ranking

Nigeria’s ratings in International Women’s football took a hit in the latest instalment of the FIFA Women’s World Ranking. The Super Falcons slumped three places from 36 to 39 in the world, but remain the...
Infantino Join IOC

FIFA President Infantino Set To Join IOC

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has been proposed as a member of the International Olympic Committee but World Athletics head Sebastian Coe will have to wait, IOC chief Thomas Bach announced on Thursday. Bach said Infantino...

CAF Introduces New Award Categories

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee (ExCo) led by its President Ahmad Ahmad yesterday held its second statutory meeting of 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. Among the decisions officials took was the introduction of three...
Wenger Chief Of Global Football Development

Wenger Joins FIFA As Chief Of Global Football Development

Former Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger has been appointed as FIFA's new chief of global football development. The 70-year-old is set to oversee the growth of the sport plus technical matters, soccer's world governing body said on...

Nigeria To Become First African Nation To Host U20 Women’s World Cup

Nigeria is the frontrunner to host the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup in Africa, that’s according to the Nigerian Football Federation. The tournament is scheduled for July 2020 and if Nigeria is selected to host the competition...
FIFA Conditions Nigeria Host U20 Women's World Cup 2020

FIFA List Conditions For Nigeria To Host U20 Women’s World Cup 2020

Nigeria has been given until January 2020 by FIFA to put in place necessary facilities to avoid losing their bid for hosting rights for the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup 2020. In August, the FIFA...
FIFA Kill Africa Cup Of Nations

FIFA Moves To “Kill” Africa Cup Of Nations Tournament?

FIFA'S decision to play the 2021 Club World Cup in June and July could 'kill' the Africa Cup of Nations, veteran coach Claude LeRoy has alleged. Set to be played in China between 17 June...
Kurt Okraku Shirt from FIFA

Ghana’s New FA President Kurt Okraku Gets Special Shirt from FIFA

Ghana’s new Football Association President, Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku has been presented with a special FIFA shirt after winning the FA elections. The shirt was conferred by FIFA’s representatives on the Normalisation Committee lead by...