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Late bloomer Zerboni eyes the Women's World Cup I think it's easier to persevere through 24 hours - and then that turns into a week, a month and a year." Zerboni got her first call-up to the national team as an injury replacement in October 2017 and became the oldest player - at 30 - to earn her first international cap.
Vladimir Putin asks FIFA for support on World Cup legacy MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he wants FIFA to help ensure last year's World Cup has an effective legacy.
Bolivia ask to join South American bid to host 2030 FIFA World Cup Argentina and Uruguay originally announced a wish to host the event two years ago before Paraguay was added to the bid in October 2017.
FIFA to decide Women's 2023 World Cup host in secret The host nation for the 2023 Women's World Cup will be decided in secret, FIFA has announced. FIFA told Sky Sports News it will conduct "the most transparent process in history", when deciding who will host the Women's World Cup in 2023.
QA plans big surprise ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup: Baker Qatar Airways would surprise the world with its plans ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Group Chief Executive Akbar al Baker has said. Asked about the Qatar Airways' plans for the 2022 World Cup as "Official Partner and the 'Official Airline of FIFA', Baker said: "We won't reveal our secrets with regards to the 2022 World Cup.
The future of the Gold Cup Concacaf confirmed their commitment to the Gold Cup, but questions about the tournament's future weren't exactly a surprise in the region.
UEFA Steps Up Opposition To FIFA's New Competitions Proposal UEFA has fired a powerful warning shot across the bows of Gianni Infantino over his contentious competitions revamp but left FIFA's president valuable room for compromise at a showdown meeting next month.
FIFA will always remember Ogunjobi, Says Infantino FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has condoled with families and friends of late Former Secretary-General of Nigeria Football Federation Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, who passed away after a brief illness last Monday February 11. Nigeria Football Federation Spokesman, Ademola Olajire, disclosed in a statement that FIFA sent a letter dated Feb.
Fifa launches bidding process for 2023 Women's World Cup Fifa, football's global governing body, has opened up the bidding process for the 2023 edition of its Women's World Cup national team tournament. Interested parties have until March 15 to submit a completed expression of interest form to Fifa, which will then dispatch bidding registration and overview document four days later.
Putin asks FIFA for support on World Cup legacy MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wants FIFA to help ensure last year's World Cup has an effective legacy.
FIFA confirm process for 2023 Women's World Cup hosting rights, FFA confirm bid FIFA has launched its bidding process for the 2023 Women's World Cup, with Australia hoping to get the nod from a 37-strong FIFA Council. The 2019 event, in France, will conclude without the next hosting rights being awarded, with FIFA chief Gianni Infantino pledging a decision will be made in March next year.
FFA's 2023 World Cup bid going ahead despite FIFA vote concerns Australia's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup is going ahead, despite calls from a prominent FIFA whistleblower to pull out of the running.
FIFA’s Anti-Corruption Progress Apparently Doesn’t Apply To Women’s Game You'd think anti-corruption measures would extend to more than just FIFA's biggest cash cow. This is like a bank locking up its vault with the largest amount of money but leaving all the others wide open.
Unlike men's World Cup, no public vote on women's event host LONDON - FIFA will still decide the host of the Women's World Cup in secret, unlike the new open vote held last year for host of the 2026 men's tournament. The 2023 bidding process was launched Tuesday, and FIFA adopted many of the rigorous checks and scrutiny prospective men's hosts now have to go through.
Unlike men's World Cup, no open vote on women's event host - Miami Herald FIFA will still decide the host of the Women's World Cup in secret, unlike the new open vote held last year for host of the 2026 men's tournament. The 2023 Women's World Cup bidding process was launched Tuesday, and FIFA adopted many of the rigorous checks and scrutiny prospective men's hosts now have to go through.
Mukarama receives U-17 World Cup FIFA Golden Boots & Bronze ball Ghana captain Mukarama Abdulai has received the FIFA Adidas Golden Boot and Bronzeball she won at the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup staged in Uruguay.
Women's World Cup host vote will still be secret FIFA will still decide the host of the Women's World Cup in secret, unlike the new open vote held last year for the host of the 2026 men's tournament.
Unlike men's World Cup, no public vote on women's event host - Biloxi Sun Herald FIFA will still decide the host of the Women's World Cup in secret, unlike the new open vote held last year for host of the 2026 men's tournament. The 2023 bidding process was launched Tuesday, and FIFA adopted many of the rigorous checks and scrutiny prospective men's hosts now have to go through.
Legends, Bebeto, Couto to participate in FIFA U-20 World Cup draw FIFA Legends Bebeto and Fernando Couto will help in deciding the fate of the 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup contenders when they join the stage for the competition's official draw. The 24 qualifiers will know their group phase opponents during the draw at Gdynia in Poland on Sunday.
No future for the Confederations Cup US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro underlined that in comments during his organization's annual general meeting over the weekend. The Athletic's Miki Turner has Cordeiro calling the Confederations Cup "done and over with." That's about as categorical as statements get, with the Confederations Cup out in place of something.
7 Players Who Will Shine at the 2019 Women's World Cup The eighth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup will take place in France next summer, as the globes best teams come together in month-long celebration of the beautiful game.
FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 referees complete screening at Aspetar Doha: Official referees at the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 have successfully completed a comprehensive four-hour medical screening session at Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital. Seventy-five people took part, including 27 referees and 48 assistant referees.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino's Club World Cup plans rejected by Europe FIFA president Gianni Infantino's plan to revamp the Club World Cup and launch a global Nations League in 2021 is in tatters after Europe's professional football strategy council emphatically rejected the idea. The council, comprised of European football's governing body UEFA, its leading clubs and top leagues, met in Nyon on Monday.
Flying Eagles to know World Cup group foes Sunday The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will Sunday know their group opponents at the U-20 FIFA World Cup at the draw set to hold at the Gdynia Sports Arena in Gdynia, Poland. The Eagles qualified for the biennial tournament after reaching the semifinal of the just-concluded U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger.
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