Tag: Fifa

FIFA president Gianni Infantino could be probed over his private jet trip in 2017

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is not free from legal battles yet despite the fact that FIFA ethics committee has cleared him of the criminal charges against him. Earlier today, December 10, a Swiss special prosecutor, Stefan Keller, confirmed that the 50-year-old football administrator has been dragged before Swiss federal prosecutor’s office in order to be […]

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BEST FIFA Football Awards 2020: Here are the full shortlisted players, Others

World football governing body, FIFA, has released the names of those nominated for BEST FIFA Football Awards 2020. The list of the male category of the best footballer of the year contains the usual suspects, Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus. The award which started in 2016, recognizes the best footballers, […]

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Advisory Body of IFAB Supports Concussion substitutions

The advisory panel of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) has declared support for the use of additional substitutions also known as concussion substitutions. Recently, the English Football Association and the Premier League agreed to commence trials for concussion substitutions in the 2021-2022 season. The rule is being worked on by IFAB and it is […]

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Ibrahimovic wants EA Sports investigated over the alleged use of his name and face without permission for years

AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has called for an investigation into the alleged use of his name and face without permission by Gaming company, EA Sports in their Fifa soccer games series over the years. The 39-year-old striker took to his Twitter page on Monday to question why his likeness is being used in the […]

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FIFA bans Haiti FA President Yves Jean-Bart for Life over Sexual Abuse

World football governing body, FIFA, has banned the president of the Haiti Football Association, Yves Jean-Bart, for life over the sexual abuse of female footballers in his country. In April 2020, the Guardian published an investigation carried out on Jean-Bart alleging that the 73-year-old football administrator was sexually abusing female footballers in Haiti. The news […]

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Concussion Substitutes: Premier League to begin Trials in 2021-2022 season

The English Football Association and the Premier League will commence trials for concussion substitutes in the 2021-2022 season. The concussion substitute rule is a new rule that FIFA‘s International Football Association Board (IfAB) is currently working on. The rule stipulates that permanent substitution can be made if a player suffers a head injury during a […]

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FIFA is set to introduce new rules that Football agents won’t like

World football governing body, FIFA is set to introduce new regulations to checkmate the activities of football agents, Fifa‘s director of football regulatory James Kitching announced on Thursday. Recall that since 2015, the world football governing body has deregulated the activities of football agents which means that the agents can operate in line with the […]

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