The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will rule by the end of the month on separate appeals filed by the teams involved in the abandoned African Champions League final on May 31. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) ordered the second-leg match between Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and Esperance of Tunisia replayed in
UPDATE on June 7: FIFA Vice-president and African Football Confederation (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad released from police custody without charges, CAF says on its website. FIFA Vice-president and African Football Confederation (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad is detained and questioned by French authorities on Thursday, a day before the Women’s World Cup kicks off. In a
(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
The chairperson of the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee has provisionally banned the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and FIFA Council member, Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, for a duration of 90 days. The duration of the ban may be extended for an additional period not exceeding 45 days. During this time, Mr Nyantakyi
May 31 – The WFI Podcast returns with some discussion on Mo Salah, Real Madrid’s coachnig vacancy, and Paolo Guerrero.
(WFI) Morocco and the North American United candidacies give more details on their competing 2026 World Cup bids.
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2018 — Special Olympics International announced today that acclaimed football (soccer) legend, Didier Drogba, will be named a Special Olympics Global Ambassador to support the social inclusion movement. The announcement event will take place on Saturday, May 5th at Raymond S. Kellis High School in Glendale, Arizona at 9:00 a.m. PST during
(WFI) FIFA Council member Constant Omari is questioned for the embezzlement of $1 million.
(WFI) Madagascar FA chief Ahmad ends Hayatou’s 29-year reign as CAF president. Gerard Farek reports.
April 14 – Football teams qualified for the Olympic Games now know their group stage opponents. Aaron Bauer reports.