EA Sports and FIFA will part ways after almost 30 years of collaboration, and will each be going at games alone.
It’s fair to say the Canadian men’s national soccer team’s victory on Sunday meant something, eh?
It may be soft power, but it still packs a punch.
Soccer’s governing body has long sheltered behind a view that the game is apolitical. Sanctioning Russia over invasion exposes why that doesn’t hold.
The suspension of members by FIFA over what it calls third-party interference – mainly by governments – goes back to 1990.
What FIFA’s leadership still fails to realise is banning Russia does not introduce politics into sports – it removes the stench of it.
Thanks to the growing appeal of African football stars and a dream final, Afcon is establishing itself on the world sporting map.
It’s the most expensive FIFA World Cup in history.
More cups, more goals, more money?
Creating stability and restoring confidence in the Confederation of African Football will need to be balanced by some complex commercial decisions.
Will an African nation ever win the Football World Cup? Key moments in past tournaments offer hope – and a warning that the continent needs to invest in the game.
Ahmad Ahmad, president of the Confederation of African Football, was considered a shoo-in for a second term. But the entry of South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe has brought new dynamics to the race.
In a post-coronavirus world, it remains unclear if the World Cup can deliver on projected tourist numbers, ticket sales and other revenue sources for hosts Australia and New Zealand.
Incidents of racism have risen sharply but football institutions are failing to address the issue properly
FIFA’s six-month receivership in Africa has left a mark on African football.
Women’s sports have been stuck in a boom-and-bust cycle for the past 20 years. It’s time to start a new narrative.
Leadership is a major constraint to the development of Africa’s most popular sport.
For years, women footballers have resorted to everything from strikes to lawsuits to fight for gender equity. Why is it taking so long to close the pay gap?
Here is a run-down on everything you need to know ahead of the championships.
FIFA boss Gianni Infantino wants to bring forward plans to expend the tournament from 32 to 48 countries. But it’s not going to be easy.