May 13 – Also: Huge hike in cash handouts to FAs; Kuwait remains suspended; Kosovo, Gibraltar bring membership to 211 nations
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.
FIFA can confirm Disciplinary Committee decisions in relation to the unplayed 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifying matches.
(WFI) FIFA says Kuwait’s two World Cup qualifiers scheduled for later this month “cannot take place as things stand.” Gerard Farek reports.
Feb 26 – Hours after the Kuwaiti government accused FIFA of “trying to manipulate football”, world football’s congress rejected calls for a Friday decision on the country’s suspension. Mark Bisson reports from Zurich
Held at the Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, on December 18 Kuwaiti all-star team to face the Football Champions Tour, coached by Carlo Ancelotti, in a match refereed by Pierluigi Collina
(WFI) Asian football’s powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad is elected to FIFA’s ruling body at the AFC Congress – a role that enhances his status as one of the most influential figures in world sport. John Duerden reports from Bahrain.
November 10 – Manchester United’s Museum wins award, MP & Silva partners with the Kuwait Football Association, New Zealand’s Ivan Vicelich remains positive after World Cup playoff withdrawal, and more in this week’s round-up of press releases.