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Nigeria: Super Eagles moves up in August FIFA rankings, now 6th in Africa

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have made progress in the August FIFA world rankings. In the latest rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body, the Super Eagles cemented the 38th position from the previous 39th and sealing the sixth position in the  Africa. Also on the progress list …

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FIFA bans Ghanaian footballer, Samuel Inkoom for one year

Ghanaian defender, Samuel Inkoom who currently plays for Bulgarian club FC Vereya, has been banned by FIFA for one year for failing to settle the total outstanding amount owed to his former agent Andy Evans. Following a contractual dispute between both parties, the 28-year-old was ordered by the Bureau of …

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FIFA Urged To Ban Christian Players From Making The Sign Of The Cross After Scoring

FIFA has been urged to ban Christian players from making the sign of the cross after scoring a goal. A Muslim cleric from Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Alarefe called on football’s governing body to write it into the game’s laws that players be prohibited from tapping their stomach, chest, left shoulder …

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Paul Pogba’s transfer to Manchester United to be investigated by FIFA following a new document leak

FIFA is set to conduct an investigation into the transfer of Paul Pogba from Juventus to Manchester United after documents displaying the huge fee paid to agent Mino Raiola got exposed to the public. The documents claimed that Pogba earns a wage of £8.61m, equivalent to £165,588 a week, and …

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FIFA appeal committee lifts Messi suspension

FIFA’s Appeal Committee has lifted a four-match international ban imposed on Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi for insulting an assistant referee. “Despite the fact that the FIFA Appeal Committee considered Lionel Messi’s behavior as reproachable, the former concluded that the evidence available was not sufficient to establish…(sanctions) could be applied,” the …

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Caf elections: Fifa president Infantino has stated he has ‘no say’ in matter

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Fifa president Gianni Infantino has stated he has no influence on next month’s Confederation of African Football presidential elections. Infantino’s comments come after he attended a party on Thursday hosted by the chairman of the Council of Southern African Football Associations, which has endorsed Caf candidate Ahmad Ahmad. Madagascar FA …

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