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Six-month countdown begins! AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 logo unveiled

Kuala Lumpur, July 20, 2021: With six months to go to the Continent’s most prestigious women’s national team football competition, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022TM Local Organising Committee (LOC) have today launched the tournament logo of the upcoming edition, which will be held from

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Match officials for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ appointed

Zurich, July 2, 2021: The FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 39 match officials from 31 different countries and from all FIFA Confederations to officiate the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ taking place between 12 September and 3 October 2021 in the cities of Kaunas, Klaipeda and Vilnius. “This team of referees

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FIFA President reinforces commitment to good governance at UN General Assembly

Zurich, June 4, 2021: FIFA President Gianni Infantino has reinforced the importance of protecting the integrity of sport, while speaking at a special United Nations General Assembly event, highlighting the dangers of corruption. Invited to address a UN delegation, and stakeholder chiefs, President Infantino reiterated how good governance is critical to building

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Official poster of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™ revealed

Zurich, June 3, 2021: FIFA and the Local Organising Committee have unveiled a striking official poster for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™, which will be held in Moscow from 19 to 29 August. The inspired design powerfully evokes Russian culture and iconic landmarks, the tournament’s setting and the magic

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Official Match Ball for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™ revealed

Zurich, May 19, 2021: FIFA and adidas have revealed the Official Match Ball for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™. The Conext 21 Pro Beach match ball comes with a new vivid orange colour that celebrates the spirit of the exciting event while enhancing the fan viewing experience at home

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FIFA Futsal WC 2021 Challenge mobile game launches

Zurich, May 13, 2021: A new game celebrating the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ has launched today, bringing the fun and excitement of futsal’s premier tournament to the mobile phones of football fans and casual gamers worldwide. The FIFA Futsal WC 2021 Challenge app fuses the thrills of football’s popular five-a-side

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FIFA Fund for Football Players: over 1,000 applications approved

Zurich, May 12, 2021: Following the landmark agreement reached by FIFA and FIFPRO in 2020 to establish the FIFA Fund for Football Players (FIFA FFP), which provides financial support to players who have not been paid and have no chance of duly receiving the wages agreed with their clubs, a total of

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FIFA Foundation Campus Programme pilot launches in Armenia

Zurich, May 11, 2021: The FIFA Foundation Campus Programme, a brand new global initiative that gives girls and boys from under-privileged backgrounds the opportunity to play football and develop their personal and social learning in a safe environment during school breaks, was launched in Yerevan, Armenia last week. Mobilising football as a

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Kaunas to host FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ final

Zurich, April 30, 2021: With less than six months to go until the start of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2021™, the tournament’s match schedule was unveiled today. Kaunas has confirmed as the host of the opening and final matches, with Vilnius and Klaipėda completing the list of host cities for the

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Excitement mounts ahead of FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw

Zurich, April 26, 2021: Ahead of the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw on Tuesday, 27 April (9 PM local time), the qualifying matches for the tournament have been decided. Of the 23 nations involved, the 14 lowest-ranked teams according to the April edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings will participate in