APRNEWS - Two weeks after losing hosting rights for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019…Cameroon’s football governing body has some good news. After more than a year of interim management decided by FIFA, Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) on Wednesday elected a new president.
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APRNEWS - Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying competition, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Monday.
Football’s world governing body FIFA had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) in October due to “government interference”.
APRNEWS - Australia’s football governing body elected a new chairman and several board members Monday as it drew a line under its long-running reform battle with FIFA.
The end of Steven Lowy’s chairmanship comes after football’s world governing body successfully pushed Football Federation Australia into democratic reforms, and marks the end of his family’s more than decade-long grip on the body.
APRNEWS - FIFA president Gianni Infantino said expanding the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams was “feasible” on Wednesday, as hosts Qatar pledged to come to a decision in the early part of next year.
APRNEWS - FIFA handed a life ban from all football activities to former Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi for various violations of their ethics code, including bribery and corruption.
APRNEWS - World Cup winners France dropped one place to second in the FIFA rankings on Thursday as Belgium moved up to claim the top spot.
England and Uruguay were the only other movers in the top 10, Gareth Southgate’s men moving up one place to fifth and Uruguay moving the other way, to sixth.
APRNEWS - Croatian international and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been named the best footballer for the year 2018 by football’s world governing body, FIFA.
Modric beat off competition from Egypt and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and his former teammate and Portuguese captain Cristiano Ronaldo.
APRNEWS - Following a threat by FIFA to ban Ghana, the government on Thursday reached a deal with the global football governing body to clean up football administration in the country, effectiving shelving plans to dissolve its graft-ridden football federation.
APRNEWS - Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo left a clinic in Ibiza on Tuesday following a four-night stay for treatment for a flu infection.
"He left this morning at 10:30am, not wanting to depart from the side where the press were waiting," said a spokesman for the clinic in the centre of Ibiza.
APRNEWS - World Cup finalists, Kylian Mbappe and Luka Modric have been nominated to challenge Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s stranglehold on the World Footballer of the Year title as announced by FIFA yesterday. They are among 10 candidates shortlisted for the title currently held by Ronaldo.