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FIFA publishes Global Transfer Report 2022 with all-time record-setting numbers

The number of international transfers has more than doubled since 2018 and the introduction of the requirement to use TMS

International transfers of male professional players surpass 20,000 for the first time; growth in women’s football continues as international transfers increase by 19%; almost 50,000 amateur players of over 200 nationalities involved in international transfers. FIFA has today published the 2022 edition of the Global Transfer Report, according to which…

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Water Security in Africa Starts with Educating Our Youth (By Chetan Mistry)

A general estimate by environmental agencies is that we waste 136 litres or 30 gallons per day per person, particularly in developed and urban economies

Chetan Mistry, Strategy and Marketing Manager at Xylem Africa (www.Xylem.com). "We use football to teach children about drinking healthy water, regular handwashing, and staying away from germs. I always dreamed of helping young girls in my community to be educated, and to be whatever they want to achieve in the…

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FIFA launches education initiative designed to develop digital skills of member associations

Representatives from FIFA’s 211 member associations now have access to masterclasses from some of the world’s biggest and most innovative brands

A knowledge-sharing initiative focused on developing the digital skills of professionals worldwide; tailored case studies available to member associations; associations gain access to masterclasses from some of the world’s biggest and most innovative brands. FIFA has launched FIFA Digital Skills (https://FIFADigitalSkills.org/), an educational programme designed to develop the expertise of professionals…

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Official Match Ball for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ unveiled by adidas

The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will kick-off in 177 days with New Zealand taking on Norway in the opening match on July 20

OCEAUNZ’ has been unveiled as the Official Match Ball for the FIFA (https://www.FIFA.com) Women’s World Cup 2023™; the ninth consecutive football created by adidas for the FIFA Women’s World Cup features the latest Connected Ball Technology to elevate match data and insights; the design of the Official Match Ball has…

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B-roll Video Release: Football is a very Important Economic Player in the World- says Gianni Infantino at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

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FIFA (https://www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino spoke whilst attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday. During the forum, he met several heads of state, business leaders from different companies and leaders of global organisations. Among others, he had talks with World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom…

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President Weah Reaffirms Full Support for Morocco's 2025 Nations Cup Bid

Morocco announced its bid after CAF stripped Guinea of its rights to host the tournament

The President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah has described as false and misleading, reports making rounds in some international media outlets that he supports the bid of Algeria to host the 2025 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Nations Cup. The Liberian Leader has already expressed his "fullest and…

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FIFA publishes report on the achievements of the transfer system reform

FIFA Football Stakeholders Committee thanks the support and cooperation of the various stakeholders

Report details the initiatives and steps that have been taken to reform the transfer system since 2017; modernising football’s regulatory framework is a crucial goal for FIFA (https://www.FIFA.com) as well as the first objective of the FIFA Vision 2020-2023; the report is now available on Legal.FIFA.com. FIFA has today published…

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Media accreditation process launched for the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2022™

The competition will be held in Rabat and Tangiers from 1 to 11 February 2023. The deadline for media applications is Monday, 30 January 2023

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) is pleased to announce that the accreditation process for media representatives wishing to cover the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2022™ is now open. The competition will be held in Rabat and Tangiers from 1 to 11 February 2023. The deadline for media applications is Monday, 30 January 2023. Click here…

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One Month On: 5 billion engaged with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ was enjoyed inside the stadiums by 3.4 million spectators - up from 3 million in 2018 - who were treated to a historic tournament

From 172 goals scored, to 5 billion people engaged, a host of new records were set; final achieved a global reach of close to 1.5 billion viewers, with the opening match capturing over 550 million; almost 6 billion engagements on social media, with 262 billion cumulative reach across all platforms;…

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Match officials for FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2022™ appointed

A total of 26 match officials, including six referees, 12 assistant referees and eight video match officials, have been chosen in close cooperation with the confederations

The FIFA Referees Committee has announced the match officials who will be in charge at the forthcoming FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Club World Cup Morocco 2022™. A total of 26 match officials, including six referees, 12 assistant referees and eight video match officials, have been chosen in close cooperation with the confederations.…