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Super Falcons Drop In New FIFA World Ranking

THE Super Falcons of Nigeria dropped in FIFA’s women’s national team ranking but retained their number one spot in African women’s football. The Super Falcons recently qualified for the last phase of the 2024 Olympics qualifiers after beating the Cameroon…

FIFA President, Infantino Suggests New Dates For 2025 AFCON Schedule

FIFA President Gianni Infantino FIFA President Gianni Infantino has reportedly requested a significant change regarding the schedule for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, which is set to be held in Morocco. The recently concluded 2023 edition of the tournament…

Iran Ask FIFA To Ban Israel Amid Gaza War

THE football federation of Iran has officially requested FIFA, the world football governing body, to suspend Israel’s football federation due to the ongoing conflict in Gaza. An announcement published on the Iranian Football Federation’s website stated that Iran has asked…

FIFA Makes Clarification On Introducing Blue Cards In Football

FIFA has hit out at ‘incorrect and premature’ reports regarding the immediate use of blue cards in elite football competition. Reports emerged on Friday that the International Football Association Board (Ifab) had signed off on the trials, with an official…

Court Rules Against FIFA, UEFA Ban Of European Super League

THE European Court of Justice on Thursday ruled in favour of the Super League and handed a fresh blow to both FIFA and UEFA. The court said the two football governing bodies cannot abuse their power, block the formation of…

2025 Club World Cup: FIFA Confirms Date, Qualified Clubs

THE world football governing body, FIFA, has confirmed that the first expanded FIFA Club World Cup edition will start on June 15 and end on July 13, 2025. The format and dates of the expanded Club World Cup were revealed following…

FIFA, NFF Commission $1.18m Mini Stadium In Kebbi

THE Federation internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have commissioned the $1.18 million mini stadium in Birnin Kebbi. The mini stadium, sited along Birnin Kebbi- Kalgo- Road, started in 2020 under the immediate past administration of…

English Football Agents Win Legal Case Against FIFA

ENGLISH football agents have won a lawsuit against the world football governing body, FIFA, which means that there won’t be a cap on fees paid to agents during transfers. A group of football agents from big agencies like CAA Base,…

Saudi Arabia To Host 2034 World Cup – FIFA Confirms

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has confirmed that Saudi Arabia will be the host of the 2034 World Cup. Infantino confirmed the development in a post via his Instagram account. Naija News understands that Saudi Arabia’s interest in hosting the biggest football tournament was only…

FIFA To Pay Al-Hilal £6.5million After Neymar’s ACL injury

FIFA may end up paying Al-Hilal £6.5million after Neymar suffered a season-ending injury while on international duty with Brazil. Neymar had to be stretchered off during the first half of their 2-0 defeat to Uruguay. Al-Hilal later confirmed that the…