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Fifa to fund the development of national federations

FOLLOWING the approval by the FIFA Development Committee, FIFA has published a circular outlining the contract of agreed objectives which sets the scene for the implementation of Forward, FIFA’s overhauled development program. The contract of agreed objectives defines the framework for the use of FIFA’s tailor-made support, including development priorities and objectives of the member associations and confederations, conditions for ... Read More »

Three candidates approved for Uefa presidency

Fifa has  declared all three candidates for the Uefa presidency eligible, according to checks carried out by the world footballing body. According to the worldfootballinsider.com website, Aleksander Čeferin, Michael van Praag and Ángel María Villar Llona will be vying to replace Michel Platini who resigned earlier this year. The Uefa election will be carried out at the extraordinary Uefa congress in ... Read More »

Ronaldo’s Euro 2016 final with an early injury and tears

Saint-Denis, France (dpa) – A visibly distraught Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted after 24 minutes of Sunday’s Euro 2016 final between Portugal and France having been unable to shake off an early injury. Dimitri Payet clattered into Ronaldo’s standing leg in a tackle after only eight minutes and, despite receiving treatment, the Real Madrid star was unable to fully recover. Ronaldo returned to the pitch ... Read More »

Djokovic beats James Ward to open bid for 5th straight major

  Novak Djokovic raced to a 6-0, 3-0 lead, then held firm the rest of the way as he opened his bid for a third straight Wimbledon title and fifth straight Grand Slam championship with a straight-set win over Britain’s James Ward on Monday. In keeping with tradition, Djokovic played the first match on Centre Court as the men’s defending ... Read More »

Zimbabweans join world in mourning Muhammed Ali

ZIMBABWEANS also joined the world in mourning  the death of boxng legend Mohammed Ali who died a few days while some like the opposition MDC T  took the opportunity to laud the country’s own boxers. “Ali who is considered to be one of the greatest boxers in history, is a 3-time World Heavyweight Champion. In Zimbabwe we used to have ... Read More »

Man U PSL game abandoned

MANCHESTER  United’s home game against Bournemouth in the Premier League has been abandoned after a suspect package was found inside Old Trafford stadium. Greater Manchester police said on its Twitter page Sunday that the match had been abandoned. Two stands inside Old Trafford — The Sir Alex Ferguson Stand and the Stretford End — were evacuated about 30 minutes before ... Read More »

Goodbye Blatter as Infantino is elected new Fifa boss

GIANNI Infantino was elected FIFA president a the world footballing body’s presidential elections in Zurich on Friday. Infantino won with 115 votes in the second round of voting. Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa was second with 88 votes, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein had just 4 votes and Jerome Champagne did not garner a single vote in round two ... Read More »

No candidate in first round of Fifa elections

No candidate was elected in the first round of FIFA‘s presidential election to replace Sepp Blatter on Friday, as none received the required two-thirds of the 207 votes cast. Gianni Infantino, Swiss general secretary of the European soccer body UEFA, received 88 votes. Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa took 85 votes, with Prince Ali Bin ... Read More »

Fifa presidential elections on for Friday, despite calls for postponement

THE  extraordinary FIFA congress in Zurich, where a successor to suspended President Joseph Blatter will be elected, will be held on February 26 as previously scheduled, the FIFA press service said Tuesday. Earlier in the day, media reported that FIFA presidential hopeful Prince Ali Hussein of Jordan had filed a complaint to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to suspend ... Read More »

Arsenal edge Leicester as Liverpool bashes Villa

ARSENAL  scored in the fifth minute of time added on  as they edged out 10-man leaders Leicester City 2-1 on Sunday to cut the gap at the top of the Premier League to two points. Substitute Danny Welbeck, who came on in the 83rd minute for his first appearance in 10 months because of injury, headed the winner to deny Leicester a point. Leicester ... Read More »

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