(WFI) Football’s governing body will discuss on June 10 the fate of North American and Morocco candidacies
(WFI) France Football says sorry to Barcelona’s captain for not having awarded him with the Ballon d’Or.
Aug. 3 – Gianni Infantino is on his way to Rio to watch the first men’s Olympic matches and attend the lavish Games opening ceremony.
Dec. 22 – Tokyo Sexwale appeared before a U.S. grand jury as a witness in the ongoing FIFA corruption scandal.
June 3 – Fikile Mbalula dismisses allegations that the country paid out bribes to secure the 2010 World Cup.
June 2 – FIFA denies claims in New York Times that Sepp Blatter aide Jerome Valcke was involved in the transfer of $10 million to its former vice president Jack Warner… Letter emerges indicating he was aware of payment. Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 16 – INSIDER is told that South African football officials will hold an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss whether to accept an offer to replace Morocco as Africa Cup of Nations hosts. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
July 16 – Also: Johannesburg police hand over traffic control at Soccer City … Costa Rican stadium named after World Cup goalkeeper.
(WFI) A FIFA report says at least five matches in South Africa leading up to 2010’s World Cup were probably fixed.
March 7 – Also: Nike renews deal with Portuguese FA … Motsepe will sponsor South African second league.