— 9 January 2023

Aleksander Ceferin alone in race

The year 2023 promises to be without surprises in international football. After Gianni Infantino, who is guaranteed a new mandate at the head of FIFA next March in Kigali... Read more »

— 9 January 2023

A better regulated profession

D-Day for the new FIFA regulations on players’ agents. Adopted last December in Doha by the Council of the body, it comes into force this Monday 9 January, with... Read more »

— 6 January 2023

FIFA honours Saudi woman

Another step forward for women’s sport. One month after France’s Stéphanie Frappart, the first female referee to officiate at a men’s World Cup, Saudi Arabia’s Anoud Al-Asmari (pictured above)... Read more »

— 3 January 2023

A Pele stadium in every country

The request is rather unexpected. FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced on Monday 2 January that the international football body would ask all its member countries to name or rename... Read more »

— 2 January 2023

Russia wants to stay in UEFA

The threat is over. At least temporarily. Meeting at the end of last week, the executive committee of the Russian Football Union (RFU) abandoned its plan to leave the... Read more »

— 15 December 2022

Uganda is broke

Times are tough for Ugandan soccer. AFP reports that the men’s national team – the Cranes – will not be able to participate in the next edition of the... Read more »

— 14 December 2022

Russia says it is ready

Russia was remove from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after the invasion of Ukraine. But unlike its players, its officials made the trip to the Gulf state. Former... Read more »

— 6 December 2022

Saudi Arabia is competing alone

There will be no suspense. After India’s withdrawal, Saudi Arabia is now the only country in the running to host the Asian Football Cup in 2027. The Asian Football... Read more »