Super Eagles Move Up In Latest FIFA Ranking

Super Eagles of Nigeria move up from 31st to 29th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. The rankings was released on Thursday and published on FIFA’s official website. The new rankings saw the Eagles now occupying third in Africa behind Senegal (20th in the world) and Tunisia (26th in the world). Eagles’ 2021 AFCON… Continue reading Super Eagles Move Up In Latest FIFA Ranking

FIFA: Football Clubs Have Lost $14.4 Billion To COVID-19

FIFA in a recent analysis conducted revealed that football clubs have lost $14.4bn (£11.1bn) during the coronavirus crisis. The body also revealed that 150 of its 211 member associations have applied for emergency COVID-19 grants. Olli Rehn, the chairman of the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Plan Steering Committee said the number covers the football economy in… Continue reading FIFA: Football Clubs Have Lost $14.4 Billion To COVID-19

FIFA Kicks Against Moves To Investigate Infantino By Swiss Authorities

Global football ruling body FIFA says there is no reason for Swiss authorities to launch criminal proceedings against its president, Gianni Infantino, who will continue in his role as normal. Swiss authorities said on Thursday that proceedings had been launched against the current FIFA boss by a special prosecutor. The judicial officer is looking into… Continue reading FIFA Kicks Against Moves To Investigate Infantino By Swiss Authorities

Former FIFA President Blatter Calls For Infantino’s Suspension

Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has called for the suspension of his successor, Gianni Infantino, by the global football body after criminal proceedings were opened against Infantino in Switzerland. Swiss authorities said on Thursday that proceedings had been launched against the current FIFA boss by a special prosecutor looking into meetings he had with the… Continue reading Former FIFA President Blatter Calls For Infantino’s Suspension

Swiss Legal Chief Quits Amid FIFA Controversy

Switzerland’s top prosecutor resigned Friday following a drawn-out controversy over his handling of a corruption investigation targeting FIFA, citing a court ruling partially upholding accusations against him. “In the interest of the institution, I offer my resignation,” Attorney General Michael Lauber said in a statement. Lauber, 54, has faced multiple investigations over his handling of… Continue reading Swiss Legal Chief Quits Amid FIFA Controversy

Coronavirus Takes Heavy Toll On Budgeted FIFA Revenues For 2020

FIFA is now budgeting for this year’s revenues to come in a little more than half of its original projections, as a consequence of coronavirus. A revised budget published last week puts total revenue for the current year at just $250 million (£200 million/€220 million). This is 48.3 per cent down on the $484 million… Continue reading Coronavirus Takes Heavy Toll On Budgeted FIFA Revenues For 2020

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Over 400 Players Apply To FIFA For Financial Support

No fewer than 441 players have so far applied to FIFA financial support following the distortion of financial plans by ravaging effect of Covid-19. The rampaging effect of Coronavirus pandemic among other financial constraints has seen some players unsure of regular payments just like many workers in other sectors across the globe have either been… Continue reading Over 400 Players Apply To FIFA For Financial Support

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