Latest articles on FIFA

Africa has a new Fifa king

This week’s Gaming Corner looks at how the VS Gaming final played out and what it took for Abubakar Akhalwaya to walk away as Africa’s best

World Cup review, Part III: The moguls who battled doubt

We talk to the organisers whose every waking moment was consumed by the duty of hosting a successful tournament

PSL falls in line and suspends football

It’s officially official, we will have no football in the country until further notice

Football on the colonial frontier

Still fighting for their right to return home, exiled Chagossians are using football to unite a diaspora

Fun and games that change lives

Professional gaming can mean earning big bucks for elite competitors. It also fosters problem-solving skills in casual players

Beware the group of death

From the powerful Germans to the sanguine Spanish, here’s everything you need to know about South Africa’s World Cup opponents

Infantino claims scandal-hit FIFA transformed ahead of re-election

FIFA president Gianni Infantino insists the footballing governing body had been transformed into an organisation "synonymous with credibility"

Fifa upholds Chelsea transfer ban

The Blues will not be able to sign any players in the coming transfer window

FIFA urged to probe Qatar World Cup allegations

A lucrative TV deal allegedly led to Qatar being awarded the 2022 tournament

Infantino sole candidate for FIFA presidency in June vote

The election will take place on June 5 in Paris ahead of the women's World Cup

Women’s league in Safa limbo

Teams and coaches have been left in the dark about the planned women’s football league

Journalist killed in Ghana, home to Africa’s freest press

2019’s first recorded death of a journalist happened in Accra in mid-January

Sierra Leone disqualified from Afcon

Football's world governing body Fifa had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association in October due to 'government interference'

Fifa lifts Club as split hits the fans

Infantino says it’s in the best interests of football to expand the Club World Cup

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Press Releases