June 29 – Tokyo Sexwale leads a FIFA delegation to Israel and Palestine on Thursday under fresh efforts to resolve disputes between the Israeli and Palestinian football federations.
Mexico City: Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President joined Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) President David Chung on Thursday in signing a two-year agreement between the two Confederations. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing took place in Mexico City, and the agreement pledges co-operation on football development, education and competitions. Shaikh
Mexico City: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Wednesday called an Extraordinary Congress to be held in Goa, India in September. The Extraordinary Congress, agreed by the AFC Executive Committee chaired by AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa in Mexico City, will elect the three additional AFC members to the FIFA Council, one
May 12 – Kuwait Football Clubs, a group formed by the country’s leading teams and sports, are lobbying FIFA executives in Mexico City ahead of Friday’s congress in their quest to have the country’s suspension lifted. Mark Bisson reports.
April 28 – FIFA chief Gianni Infantino says football could be a tool to bring North and South Korea together.
(WFI) China has launched ambitious plans to become a “football superpower” by 2050. Mark Bisson reports.
Qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ is reaching its final throes in Asia and just 12 nations from the world’s most populous continent remain in the hunt for a spot at the global extravaganza that will kick off in just over two years’ time. Those 12 countries, namely Australia, China PR, Iran, Iraq,
(WFI) FIFA says Kuwait’s two World Cup qualifiers scheduled for later this month “cannot take place as things stand.” Gerard Farek reports.
March 11 – Defeated FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa restates support for Gianni Infantino’s mission to clean-up the scandal-ravaged world football federation.
March 3 – IOC takes no action into conduct of Sheikh Ahmad in the FIFA election process after a presidential candidate filed a complaint alleging he broke ethics rules… Ahmad explains FIFA Congress mystery. Mark Bisson.