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First convicted FIFA bigwig awaits US sentencing
First convicted FIFA bigwig awaits US sentencing
The first bigwig convicted in the United States in the FIFA corruption scandal that disgraced world football awaited sentencing on Wednesday.
FIFA threatens to suspend Nigeria, Ghana
FIFA threatens to suspend Nigeria, Ghana
Fifa on Tuesday threatened to suspend the Nigeria and Ghana football federations over government interference.
In praise of the beautiful e-game
In praise of the beautiful e-game
Mohamed Diop has two hours to burn through before his heat, so he accepts my challenge.
The World Cup is a chance to talk about African identities, unity
The World Cup is a chance to talk about African identities, unity
Africa is the world’s second most populated continent; it’s home to 54 countries. Yet, according to football umbrella body FIFA’s rules, only five African countries can qualify for the...
Great expectations of the cartoon world war
Great expectations of the cartoon world war
Back in the summer of 2006, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel instructed all Germans to smile at their World Cup guests. So they did, in their...
Editorial: A beautiful game of capital gain
Editorial: A beautiful game of capital gain
The Fifa World Cup is an extravagant symbol of so much that is wrong with this world.
Can Fifa's greed win the World Cup this year?
Can Fifa's greed win the World Cup this year?
In Brazil, downbeat football fans are looking towards the imminent World Cup with a sense of foreboding. The last...
There is a petition to get Ramos punished for Salah injury
There is a petition to get Ramos punished for Salah injury
A petition on Change.org has more than 280 000 signatures and counting in order to get Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos...
Senegel's Sall to follow Lions of Teranga to Russia
Senegel's Sall to follow Lions of Teranga to Russia
Senegal's president Macky Sall will drop the reigns of power for 12 days in June...
Trump warns countries that might oppose North American World Cup bid
Trump warns countries that might oppose North American World Cup bid
US President Donald Trump tweeted support for the North American FIFA World Cup bid on Thursday, and hinted nations who oppose it could face...
Fifa names high rollers
Fifa names high rollers
A copy of a report into the state of Fifa, commissioned by Gianni Infantino after his election as president, shines a light on the murky ways of...
Samuel Eto'o: ‘You have to dream’
Samuel Eto'o: ‘You have to dream’
Last week, South Africa was graced with the presence of one of, if not the, greatest footballer the continent has ever seen. Samuel Eto’o was in...

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