FIFA orders Russia not to compete under national flag

Fifa has told Russia to complete their upcoming games in neutral territory under the name the Football Union of Russia without their flag and anthem following the invasion of Ukraine. Several nations have announced they will refuse to play Russia, including England and Wales, as well as Poland, the Czech Republic and Sweden. World Cup 2022 play-offs would see Russia…

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AFCON 2021: Fifa sends condolences after deaths at Olembe Stadium

Football’s world governing body Fifa has sent its “deepest condolences” to families and friends of the victims of a crush outside a stadium at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. At least eight people were killed and 38 injured as fans struggled to get access to a match between the hosts and Comoros in Yaounde. The Olembe Stadium has a capacity…

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Fifa dismisses South Africa’s appeal against Ghana

Fifa has ruled an appeal from South Africa relating to a decisive 2022 World Cup qualifying match against Ghana is inadmissible. Bafana Bafana had claimed they were robbed after their 1-0 defeat last month. The only goal in the game scored from a first-half penalty. South Africa Football Association (Safa) included allegations of “match fixing. Others are match manipulation including corruption and…

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Fifa set to review Ghana vs South Africa tie after complaint

Fifa will review South Africa’s defeat by Ghana in 2022 World Cup qualifying tie. This is after the South Africa Football Association (Safa) made a complaint to the world governing body. Bafana Bafana needed a draw against the west Africans on Sunday to reach the third and final round of African qualifying. But Ghana won 1-0 with a controversial first-half penalty in…

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Tanzania Football Federation submits an appeal to CAF accusing Uganda of age-cheating

Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has continued with its accusations over Uganda for fielding over-age players. This happened in the second round of the FIFA U17 Women World Cup Qualifiers. Uganda won 5-0 at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo in Kampala to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit to progress to the next round. However, immediately after the game, Tanzania accused Uganda of fielding…

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Uganda edge Tanzania to reach FIFA U17 Women World Cup final round

The Uganda U17 National football team edged Tanzanian side following a remarkable performance on Saturday in the qualifiers of the 2020 FIFA U17 Women World Cup. Uganda which needed only one goal to reach the final round of the qualifier, however, won the game 5-0 at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo. Therefore Saturday’s result means that the Ayub Khalifa coached side progressed to…

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