A year after the 2022 Beijing Olympics, China will turn from winter sport to soccer as the country hosts the 2023 Asian Cup finals. The Asian Football Confederation announced China as the winning bid at its congress in Paris on Tuesday. No actual vote was necessary after South Korea announced last month that it was
(WFI) World football’s governing body FIFA has banned former Brazil Football Confederation (CBF) president Jose Maria Marin for life for bribery, effective immediately. Jose Maria Marin (Wikipedia) In addition, Marin was fined CHF 1 million ($995,421) by the adjudicatory chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee, which found him guilty of bribery in violation of the
04/04/19 (WFI) Milan’s iconic San Siro Stadium seems like the perfect venue for an opening ceremony should Milan-Cortina win its bid for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. Milan’s iconic San Siro Stadium could be home to the 2026 opening ceremony (WFI) The 80,000-capacity stadium – which is home to the AC Milan and Inter Milan
(WFI) First day of Russia World Cup; Spain Replaces Coach; FIFA Awards 2026 tournament to North America.
FIFA holds meeting with confederations on FIFA Club World Cup and Nations League Following the proposal put forward at the FIFA Council meeting in Bogota, FIFA today met with confederations to continue discussions and dialogue related to the revamped FIFA Club World Cup and the creation of a new Nations League. Taking place at the
Following the recent meetings of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the below series of sanctions. The Lao Football Federation (LFF) has been sanctioned with a fine of CHF 690,000 after having been found to have breached several provisions concerning the international transfer and first registration of minor players,for which art. 19 of the
As part of Concacaf’s Memorandum of Understanding with the AFC, five-time Asian Referee of the Year and FIFA World Cup veteran Ravshan Irmatov will work Concacaf match Miami (Tuesday, April 3, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced a referee exchange with the Asian Football Confederation, which
(WFI) All three have already pleaded guilty to bribery and corruption charges.
(ATR) Qatar’s Khalifa International Stadium renovations are complete, hosts domestic cup final on Friday.
May 9 — Mahfuza Kiron will represent the AFC on the FIFA Council as a woman’s representative, in a surprise election win. FIFA and Qatar Airways agree to record sponsorship. Malaysia/North Korea Asian Cup qualifier now set for June in Pyongyang.