July 11 – The Japan Football Association today signed an MoU with the Vietnam Football Federation to enhance their cooperation in the development of football in both countries.
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.
March 18 – Japan’s national team will face top J.League players later this month in a charity match to benefit the areas hardest hit by last Friday’s quake. More from INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson in this report.
2010 World Cup host hits a milestone in its preparations while candidates for 2018 and 2022 are beginning to emerge