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Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

UEFA poised to back new ‘summer Champions League’

UEFA will escalate their battle with FIFA for control of the international calendar by endorsing a new tournament that would compete for attention with the Club World Cup next year.

Coronavirus casts potential cloud over Euro 2020 with 100 days to go

This Wednesday marks 100 days to go until the start of Euro 2020, but as preparations are fine-tuned for the first European Championship to be played across the continent, the coronavirus outbreak could pose a potentially serious threat to the tournament itself.
Five Italian Serie-A weekend matches including Sunday’s clash between Juventus and Inter Milan have been postponed due to the novel Coronavirus, the Italian football league said Saturday.

Five Serie A games postponed over coronavirus fears

Five Serie A matches scheduled for this weekend have been postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus in Italy.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

VAR: FIFA president supports Arsene Wenger’s offside proposal

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has lent his support to introducing the ‘daylight’ principle to the offside law.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA chief announces his vision for the period up to 2023

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has announced his vision for the period up to 2023 on the day of the fourth anniversary of his election.
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Samuel Eto’o questions Gianni Infantino’s four-year AFCON plan

Samuel Eto’o feels that Fifa’s proposal to have the Africa Cup of Nations held every four years would not be in the best interest of the continent.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA consider World Cup across two continents, Women’s World Cup every two years

Not content with sending it to Russia and then Qatar, Gianni Infantino, FIFA president, admitted he was ready to shake up the world’s most famous competition by outlining a plan to grow football globally – ie get money out of the hands of those who have yet to be fleeced.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA president wants African Nations Cup every four years

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has proposed to the leadership of the Confederation of African Football, CAF, to consider holding the African Cup of Nations every for years instead of the present two years.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA president addresses business leaders in Davos

World football governing body’s supremo, Gianni Infantino, was invited by Donald Trump to make the introduction speech at a dinner hosted by the President of the United States at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and the FIFA President said that he hopes that “the ‘American dream’ becomes reality…all over the world” when addressing an audience of top business leaders.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

Gianni c: IOC to consider increasing teams at Olympic Women’s Football Tournament

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has revealed that the IOC will consider increasing the number of teams participating in the Women’s Olympic football tournament in the future.
Tanzania megastar Nasib Abdul (Diamond Platnumz) has revealed he will team up with former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o to set up a football academy in the country.

Diamond Platnumz, Samuel Eto’o set to establish a football academy in Tanzania

Tanzania megastar Nasib Abdul (Diamond Platnumz) has revealed he will team up with former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o to set up a football academy in the country.
USA retained the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 win over Netherlands

FIFA considering staging Women’s World Cup every two years

FIFA is considering staging a Women's World Cup every two years, president Gianni Infantino has confirmed.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino canvasses against corruption

Gianni Infantino, President of the world football governing body (FIFA), has called for concerted efforts from all stakeholders if the battle against corruption is to be won.

Real Madrid leading talks for radical new European Super League

Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez is leading the charge for Europe’s biggest clubs to break away from their domestic competitions and form a radical new Super League.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

Gianni Infantino reveals Fifa’s $1 billion plan for African football

The Swiss-Italian was speaking during the 80th anniversary celebration of Democratic Republic of the Congo’s TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi, where he visited the site of the club’s new football stadium, which will be able to hold 50,000 fans, and the club’s youth academy.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

U20WWC: FIFA supremo considers Costa Rica, Panama as Nigeria replacement

Costa Rica and Panama are both capable of filling in for unready Nigeria as co-hosts for next year’s Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup, according to Fifa president Gianni Infantino.

Ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini slams VAR as ‘load of crap’

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has slammed the use of VAR technology, the introduction of which he has always opposed, as a total nightmare, in an interview on Italian television.
Italian footballer Mario Balotelli kicked the ball into the stands and threatened to quit Brescia's game at Verona after home fans targeted him with racist chants during Sunday's Serie A clash.

Mario Balotelli threatens to walk off amid racist chant

Italian footballer Mario Balotelli kicked the ball into the stands and threatened to quit Brescia's game at Verona after home fans targeted him with racist chants during Sunday's Serie A clash.

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Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA confirms 2022 World Cup match schedule

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has confirmed the match schedule for the 2022 FiFA World Cup in Qatar.
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CAN: Igbo presidency will be Nigeria’s political solution

The Imo State Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Dr. Divine Eches Divine, has said that Igbo presidency in 2023 is incontestable, arguing that it will be Nigeria’s political solution.
MTN Nigeria Plc (MTN) has announced the trial of e-SIM services on its network based on approvals received from the Federal Government.

Nigerian government approves e-SIM trial for MTN

MTN Nigeria Plc (MTN) has announced the trial of e-SIM services on its network based on approvals received from the Federal Government.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos government opens recruitment portal for doctors, health workers

The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said that approval was given for the Health Service Commission to employ over 760 health workers of which 400 would be doctors in line with the government’s commitment towards addressing the shortage of health workers across the state.
Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale reacts after missing a goal oportunity during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Madrid CF at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on September 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

Dimitar Berbatov advises Gareth Bale to leave Real Madrid

Former Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Gareth Bale’s time with Real Madrid is up after his disrespectful behaviour during his team’s 2-0 win over Alaves in La Liga on Saturday.