Gianni Infantino elected FIFA President

Gianni Infantino

Gianni Infantino was on February 26 elected as the President of FIFA for the remainder of the current term of office (until 2019) by the Extraordinary FIFA Congress held in Zurich. He was elected as the ninth FIFA President after the second ballot with 115 of 207 total votes. read more on fifa.com >> “Switzerland is … [Read more…]

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini banned from football for eight years by FIFA

Sepp Blatter and the longtime Fifa president’s one-time heir apparent, Michel Platini, have been banned from football for eight years, ending the career of the former and definitively derailing the vaulting ambitions of the latter. The Fifa ethics committee, chaired by the German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, has ruled that both men should be banned despite … [Read more…]

Fifa bans former vice-president of Asian Football Confederation – Nepal FA president Ganesh Thapa for 10 years over bribery

Sepp Blatter - Ganesh Thapa

Fifa bans former vice-president of Asian Football Confederation – Nepal FA president Ganesh Thapa for 10 years over bribery. One of the most influential figures in Asian football over the last two decades has been banned for 10 years for bribery by Fifa’s ethics committee. Ganesh Thapa, president of the All-Nepal FA and a former Asian … [Read more…]