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FIFA is a non-profit organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal, beach soccer, and efootball. It is the highest governing body of football.
Roma Khanna has decided to step down from her role as Tournament Director of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022 and AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 for personal reasons.
As part of one of the most historic and time-relevant events this year, world political leaders, global health experts, frontline workers, sportsmen and artists from 100 countries converged to deliberate on the socio-economic implications, brewing mental health crisis, vaccine nationalism, the role of alternative healing systems and wellness, and other discussions on the ethical costs in healthcare in the post-COVID-19 world.
Indian women's football head coach Maymol Rocky has lauded the side despite the late heartbreak as Uzbekistan ran away with the win in the end on Tuesday.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino addressed the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group on the last day of its videoconference summit and shared 11 key reforms to combat corruption in football.
Life for Sandesh Jhingan came to a full circle on Thursday when he captained India in the international friendly against Oman. As the 27-year-old walked out leading the country, six debutants followed him. Post the final whistle, the number of debutants went up from six to 10 -- with another four coming on from the bench during the course of the match.
A peep at the ongoing preparatory camp in Dubai ahead of the forthcoming FIFA friendlies against Oman and UAE brings forward a very interesting proposition -- a first of its kind in Indian football. The average age of the squad currently at the camp in Dubai is just over 24.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino believes that the 2022 Qatar World Cup would be the best-ever and he also said that Qatar has the capability in batting Covid-19 pandemic to ensure the best possible tournament.
India striker Sunil Chhetri rues the fact that he won't be able to be a part of the forthcoming international friendlies owing to medical reasons. But Chhetri can't hide his excitement at the Blue Tigers getting a chance to play against exceptionally strong opponents like Oman and UAE in the March FIFA window.
FIFA on Tuesday announced its collaboration with the United Nations on Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to launch the Global Integrity Programme -- a comprehensive international programme aimed at providing all 211 member associations with enhanced knowledge and tools to fight and prevent match manipulation.
Following a process of close consultation with Asia's Member Associations, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday confirmed the centralised venues for the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 matches scheduled to take place from May 31 to June 15.