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AFC Referees Committee has selected and approved the full panel of Pakistani Referees

Lahore-Pakistan Feb 20, 2012: AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Referees Committee has selected and approved Khurram Shahzad as Elite Referees, Waheed Murad and Muhammad Shafat Habib as Elite Assistant Referee and Rana Naseer Ahmed as Elite Fourth Official of the final list of AFC Elite Referees, Assistant Referees and Fourth Officials for 2012.


FIFA and the Japan Football Association are delighted to announce that the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

Japan Football Association: Japan was proposed as the new host for the competition at the FIFA Executive Committee meeting held in Tokyo on 16 and 17 December after it was decided that Uzbekistan could no longer organise the tournament due to a number of logistical and technical issues. Japan was formally confirmed


126th Annual General Meeting of the International Football Association Board (IFAB)

The 126th Annual General Meeting of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) will take place on Saturday 3 March under the chairmanship of The Football Association in Surrey, England. On the agenda this year are eight proposals and amendments to the Laws of the Game. These include a proposal for a fourth


President FIFA assured President PFF for his commitment to expedite and start the process for the construction of Five FIFA Goal Projects

Lahore-Pakistan, Feb 18, 2012: FIFA Goal Projects, Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat, President Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) met Joseph S. Blatter, President Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). In a meeting Joseph S. Blatter, President has directed the concern department of FIFA to expedite and start the process for the construction of


PFF D Certificate Coaching Course has concluded

Lahore-Pakistan, Feb 07, 2012: PFF D Certificate Coaching Course, Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), in line with its emphasis on PFF Vision Plan 2020 and Youth Development Program has hosted PFF “D” Certificate Football Coaching Course for Region-2011 at Qayyum Sports Complex in Peshawar on Sunday, February 05, 2012. The 5-day coaching course


The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Publishes the Reasons of its Decision

Lausanne, Press Release by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Feb 01, 2012 :- UEFA football, In the arbitration procedure between the European Union of Football Association (UEFA) and Olympique des Alpes SA/FC Sion, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has, as previously announced, published at the end of January 2012 the reasons of its decision rendered on 14


Zhang Jilong supports review of headscarf rule

Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia Jan 30,2012: AFC Acting President Zhang Jilong has reiterated the importance of a favourable reconsideration of the headscarf rule by the International Football Association Board (IFAB), which meets on March 3 in London. Jilong, a FIFA Executive Committee member, expressed the Asian Football Confederation‘s unwavering support for this review, which