Fifa president Gianni Infantino

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

FIFA to continue support for Bangladesh’s football

Federation International de Football Association (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino assures that his organisation will continue to support for the promotion of football in Bangladesh.

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

Infantino lands in Dhaka

Fifa president Gianni Infantino arrived in Dhaka for his one-day goodwill visit.

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

Infantino hails VAR 'great success' at Confed Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino hails the video assistant referee (VAR) system as a "great success" at the Confederations Cup, but admits it still needs improving.

June 11, 2017
June 11, 2017

Fifa World Cup 2022: Infantino 'confident' in 2022 despite Qatar crisis

FIFA is confident the diplomatic crisis sweeping Qatar will normalise and not threaten the 2022 World Cup, the organisation's president, Gianni Infantino, said in an interview.

May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017

FIFA finances 'extremely solid'

FIFA president Gianni Infantino claimed on Monday that the finances of football's governing body were "extremely solid", despite it posting a $369 million loss earlier this year.

March 4, 2017
March 4, 2017

FIFA chief ‘confident’ of video officials at WC

Video assistance for referees could be a reality at next year's World Cup finals despite teething problems when they were tested at the Club World Cup, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on...

January 12, 2017
January 12, 2017

Asian fringe ready for World Cup expansion

FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams will be a catalyst to soccer's growth in countries hovering on the fringe of the showpiece tournament, according to Japan Football...

January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017

Asia chief predicts positive impact of World Cup expansion

FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams will address Asia's long-standing demand for greater representation in the showpiece tournament, Asian Football Confederation president...

January 10, 2017
January 10, 2017

FIFA agrees to expand World Cup to 48 teams

FIFA has voted to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from its current 32, brushing aside concerns that the expansion would lower the overall standard of the tournament, and make it too long and...

January 10, 2017
January 10, 2017

Deep division as FIFA decides on expanded World Cup

FIFA's governing council is set to decide on Tuesday whether to expand the World Cup, a controversial idea that has created deep divisions among global football's most powerful camps.