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
Sept. 19 – Goal-line technology inches closer to debut at FIFA Club World Cup in December … CONCACAF’s new Integrity Committee holds first meeting … More inside this WFI Newsdesk …
Dec. 8 – Organizers of Russia 2018 deny “dirty tricks” allegedly used in the campaign to win World Cup hosting rights … FIFA Club World Cup kicks off in Japan … Qatar 2022 donates to Somalian drought relief … More from INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge in this INSIDER Newsdesk.
Aug. 18 – Brazil are on course to win their fifth U-20 World Cup title, while Portugal are hoping to break records in Saturday’s final… Workers revamping Rio’s Maracana stadium for the 2014 World Cup have gone on strike… Poland and Ukraine are set to simplify the visa regime between the two countries for Euro 2012. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 24 – FIFA legal delegation completes first visit to 2018 World Cup host country… Tokyo retains hosting rights of December’s Club World Cup, with FIFA committing funds to rebuilding effort after earthquake and tsunami. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
May 18 – UAE, host of the past two FIFA Club World Cups, will bid for 2013 and 2014 editions… Samurai Blue unable to field squad for South American championships… South African World Cup CEO confirms attendance at African summit. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
9/12/09 As the sixth edition of the tournament kicks off, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke admits the competition is unlikely to be staged in Europe for some years to come.