Rights groups urge FIFA to earmark $440m for Qatar migrant workers
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Rights groups urge FIFA to earmark $440m for Qatar migrant workers

Amnesty International and other rights groups have called on FIFA to set aside $440 million…

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Rwandan named one of first female referees for Qatar World Cup 0
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Rwandan named one of first female referees for Qatar World Cup 0

Women referees will officiate matches at the men’s World Cup for the first time in…

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Qatar World Cup hotels must welcome guests in ‘non-discriminatory manner,’ FIFA says
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Qatar World Cup hotels must welcome guests in ‘non-discriminatory manner,’ FIFA says

Hotels that are on the official list of recommended accommodation for the 2022 World Cup…

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Some Qatar hotels won’t accept same-sex couples during World Cup despite FIFA promise
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Some Qatar hotels won’t accept same-sex couples during World Cup despite FIFA promise

Three hotels in Qatar will refuse to accommodate same-sex couples when people travel to the…

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FIFA opens investigation on alleged impersonation in World Cup qualifiers
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FIFA opens investigation on alleged impersonation in World Cup qualifiers

The World football governing body, FIFA has opened investigations into complaints lodged by the Chilean…

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FIFA dismiss appeal, orders Brazil and Argentina to play abandoned World Cup qualifier
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FIFA dismiss appeal, orders Brazil and Argentina to play abandoned World Cup qualifier

The FIFA Appeal Committee ruled on Monday that the abandoned World Cup qualifier between Brazil…

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Last two FIFA World Cup 2022 berths to be decided at Qatar’s Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
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Last two FIFA World Cup 2022 berths to be decided at Qatar’s Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium

Global soccer governing body FIFA confirmed that the intercontinental playoffs for the World Cup will…

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Diego Maradona’s famous ‘Hand of God’ shirt sells for over £7m at auction
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Diego Maradona’s famous ‘Hand of God’ shirt sells for over £7m at auction

The shirt worn by Argentina legend Diego Maradona as he downed England with two of most famous goals in football history…

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NFF can appeal FIFA’s hefty fine
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NFF can appeal FIFA’s hefty fine

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. In the aftermath of the ill-fated World Cup play-off with Ghana in…

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FIFA rakes $632,000 from 36 teams in World Cup qualifying sanctions…NFF responsible for a quarter of the fines
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FIFA rakes $632,000 from 36 teams in World Cup qualifying sanctions…NFF responsible for a quarter of the fines

BY KUNLE SOLAJA A shelf-bursting some of 615,500 Swiss Francs ($632,192)  is what football governing…

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FIFA’s penalty on Nigeria is the second heaviest among 35 countries
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FIFA’s penalty on Nigeria is the second heaviest among 35 countries

BY KUNLE SOLAJA The post match actions of fans after the elimination of Nigeria from…

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Four Argentine friends to ride bicycle from South Africa to Qatar for World Cup
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Four Argentine friends to ride bicycle from South Africa to Qatar for World Cup

Four Argentine friends will cycle 10,500 kilometres from South Africa to Qatar to support their…

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Argentina appeal decision to replay World Cup qualifier
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Argentina appeal decision to replay World Cup qualifier

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) will appeal what it says is FIFA’s decision to force…

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After Nigeria and Mali, Egypt are next in firing World Cup play-off failed coach
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After Nigeria and Mali, Egypt are next in firing World Cup play-off failed coach

Portuguese Carlos Queiroz has become the third to be disengaged among the five coaches whose…

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Super Eagles Afcon 2023 opponents to emerge as draw holds on 19 April
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Super Eagles Afcon 2023 opponents to emerge as draw holds on 19 April

The road to Cote d’Ivoire 2023 will be mapped out on Tuesday 19 April when…

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Five major misses Nigeria record at the Abuja Stadium
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Five major misses Nigeria record at the Abuja Stadium

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. On account of its official commissioning on 8 April 2003, the MKO…

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Jinxed Abiola National Stadium, vandalised two weeks ago is 19 today
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Jinxed Abiola National Stadium, vandalised two weeks ago is 19 today

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It is 19 years today since the now renamed National Stadium in…

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Qatar 2022: Ronaldo is not Portugal’s only threat, says South Korea coach
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Qatar 2022: Ronaldo is not Portugal’s only threat, says South Korea coach

South Korea coach Paulo Bento said Portugal are much more than a one-man team and…

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Maradona’s daughter claims wrong jersey is up for auction
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Maradona’s daughter claims wrong jersey is up for auction

Diego Maradona’s eldest daughter claims that the Argentina shirt being auctioned is not the one…

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FIFA denies extension of World Cup matches’ duration
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FIFA denies extension of World Cup matches’ duration

World football governing body, FIFA has issued a release, deny speculations and rumours that emerged…

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Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt to be sold at auction
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Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt to be sold at auction

The Argentina shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored his infamous ‘Hand of God’…

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