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Guinea’s World Cup qualifier postponed in coup aftermath

Guinea’s World Cup qualifier postponed in coup aftermath

Football governing bodies FIFA and CAF have postponed Monday’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match involving Guinea and visiting Morocco. The decision to postpone the game is as a result of Sunday’s coup d’etat in the west African country, as well as the reported detention of its president, Alpha Conde. “The current political and security […]
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FIFA postpone The Best awards ceremony scheduled for Milan in September

FIFA postpone The Best awards ceremony scheduled for Milan in September

FIFA’s The Best awards ceremony, scheduled to be held in Milan on September 21, has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus crisis, world football’s governing body confirmed on Friday. It is unclear if or when the ceremony will be rearranged, with a FIFA spokesperson saying that “the consequences and different alternatives are being […]

FIFA open probe into Fernandes Man United transfer

FIFA open probe into Fernandes Man United transfer

FIFA have launched an investigation into Bruno Fernandes’ transfer from Sporting Lisbon to Man Utd after a complaint from former club Sampdoria. Sampdoria have made a complaint that they are still owed money from a sell-on clause they inserted into his contract when he left Italy in 2007 for £7.5m. The clause meant the Serie […]

Sporting CP face FIFA over dispute in Fernandes transfer

Sporting CP face FIFA over dispute in Fernandes transfer

Sporting CP are at risk of being reported to FIFA over the January transfer that saw star midfielder Bruno Fernandes join Manchester United. The player’s former club, Sampdoria, believe they are owed a sell-on fee from the deal that has not been paid. After weeks of speculation and negotiation, United eventually agreed to a deal […]

FIFA proposes up to 5 substitutions per match on a temporary basis

FIFA proposes up to 5 substitutions per match on a temporary basis

FIFA has proposed that teams should be allowed to make up to five substitutions per match, instead of the usual three, as a temporary measure to help cope with potential fixture congestion in the aftermath of the novel Coronavirus outbreak. Football has been at a standstill since mid-March but many leagues and federations are still […]