Tag: Gianni Infantino

Infantino re-elected unopposed as FIFA president

admin- June 5, 2019

Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football’s governing body in Paris on Wednesday. His re-election was marked by a ... Read More

Infantino Describes Qatar 2022 as “Best FIFA World Cup Yet”

Henry Solomon- October 24, 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino hailed Qatar’s progress on infrastructure ahead of its 2022 World Cup and said the tournament is poised to be the best ... Read More

FIFA Gets World Cup International Broadcast Centre

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2018

The International Broadcast Centre (IBC) was officially inaugurated on Friday in Moscow with a ceremony attended by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and several high-profile local ... Read More

LMC Chair Dikko, Inducted into FIFA Committee

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2018

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) 2nd Vice President/League Management Company (LMC) Chairman Shehu Dikko has been inducted into the FIFA Football Stakeholders Committee, after attending his first ... Read More

40 Teams To Feature In 2026 Fifa World Cup, Africa To Get New Slots – Infantino

Henry Solomon- July 26, 2016

FIFA president Gianno Infantino says that the football governing body will feature 40 teams at the 2026 Fifa World Cup. Infantino disclosed this in a ... Read More

We will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in Nigeria ~ President Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- July 25, 2016

Femi Adesina; Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said his administration will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in ... Read More

NFF Confirms FIFA President, Infantino’s Visit

admin- July 12, 2016

President of world football –governing body, FIFA, Mr. Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura will arrive Nigeria in a fortnight on a ... Read More

Maradona accuses Sepp Blatter of stealing FIFA’s money

inno.korie- June 17, 2016

Diego Maradona Former Argentinian football star Diego Maradona on Friday accused FIFA's former president, Joseph Blatter, of stealing while at the helm of the international ... Read More

FIFA Congratulates Super Eagles Skipper Joseph Yobo

admin- May 23, 2016

Football’s World Governing Body, FIFA, has congratulated former Super Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo for his service to the beautiful game, ahead of Yobo’s Testimonial Game. ... Read More

FIFA President To Meet President Buhari In Nigeria

Henry Solomon- May 16, 2016

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Sunday announced that President of Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, will visit Nigeria in June. A ... Read More

FIFA Appoints Senegalese Woman As Secretary-General

Henry Solomon- May 14, 2016

  Senegal's Fatma Samoura has been appointed as FIFA’s Secretary-General, becoming the first female in that post and the first African in such position. She ... Read More

Mathematical Odegbami Says He Has Little Expectation From New FIFA President

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2016

Segun Odegbami, Former Nigerian Football International Former Green Eagles players and team member that won the 1980 African Cup of Nations, Segun Odegbami, says he has ... Read More