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    Sports FIFA accuses Saudi’s BeoutQ of illegally broadcasting World Cup matches – TODAY.NG

    Football’s governing body FIFA on Friday accused television channel BeoutQ, which is widely available in Saudi Arabia, of illegally broadcasting the opening games of the World Cup. Following FIFA’s announcement, officials from.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More...
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    Sports FIFA Clear the Air Over World Cup Tickets – AllAfrica News

    FIFA have said non-participating countries at the World Cup that roars into life here on Thursday do not have an automatic allocation of the tournament tickets. This is contrary to claims by Harare City official, journalist... Read more via AllAfrica News – Get More...
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    Sports Russia ‘absolutely ready’ for World Cup, says FIFA boss – Punch Newspapers

    FIFA boss Gianni Infantino said Thursday Russia was “absolutely ready” to host the World Cup and thanked President Vladimir Putin for his commitment to the football showpiece. read more via Punch Newspapers – --------------- Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports NFF reacts to FIFA’s threat to ban Super Eagles from 2018 World Cup – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has assured they would do all that is within their power, to ensure FIFA does not ban the Super Eagles from playing at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. read more via Daily Post Nigeria – --------------- Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports FIFA Set To Remove Super Eagles From Russia 2018 World Cup [SEE WHY] - Guardian Nigeria News

    The Super Eagles risks losing its place in the Russia 2018 World Cup line up in June if the Supreme Court ruled tomorrow against the FIFA-recognised Amaju Pinnick led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in the case instituted by factional leader of the federation, Chris Giwa...
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    Sports FIFA Ranking: Nigerians React As FIFA Dropped Super Eagles By 9 Places

    Nigerians are complaining about the drop of Super Eagles team in the latest FIFA ranking in spite of the sterling performance in the World Cup qualifiers and its convincing defeat of Argentina – one of the world’s finest teams/ Nigeria dropped nine (9) places in the latest football ranking by...
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    Sports FIFA Bans 3 Ex-Football Officials for Life

    FIFA’s ethics watchdogs have banned three former football officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday. The latest officials to be hit by Fifa bans are Richard Lai, the...
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    Sports 2017 FIFA Awards Winners [Full LIST]

    The Best FIFA Football Awards 2017 were held on 23 October 2017 in London, England. The ceremony was hosted by Idris Elba. Here are the full list of winners: BEST GOALKEEPER: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) BEST GOAL (PUSKAS AWARD): Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) BEST COACH: Zinedine Zidane (Real...
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    Sports FIFA To Change Nationality Rules In Football

    FIFA is considering changing the rules that govern a player’s eligibility to represent a national team, BBC Sport reports. At present, players who have played a competitive international for one team cannot switch to another national side. Cape Verde’s football federation has proposed this...
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    Sports Barcelona Angry at FIFA for Banning Messi for 4 Games

    Spanish club Barcelona are not happy with the four-match ban handed over to Lionel Messi for insulting a match official by FIFA. According to the club Messi's international ban with Argentina is "unfair and totally disproportionate". In a statement, Barcelona expressed their "surprise and...
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    Sports Trump's Travel Ban May Cost US 2026 World Cup Hosting Rights

    FIFA, the world governing football body has said that the US may not be allowed to host the World Cup in 2026 due to President Donald Trump's travel ban. “Mr Trump is the president of the United States of America and as such of course (I have) huge respect for what he does,” Infantino said...