Home / Tag Archives: FIFA

Tag Archives: FIFA

Fifa suspect Eugenio Figueredo faces extradition to US

    Switzerland says it has approved the extradition of a Uruguayan football official accused of taking bribes. Eugenio Figueredo was one of seven officials with Fifa, world football’s governing body, who were arrested in Zurich on 27 May. He is accused of receiving bribes worth millions of dollars relating …

Read More »

FIFA TMS’ Intermediary Regulations Tool live at Ghana and Portuguese FAs

  #FIFA #TMS confirmed today that its Intermediary Regulations Tool (IRT) is now live at the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). The tool, designed to assist member associations (MAs) in complying with FIFA’s Regulations on Working with Intermediaries, will facilitate the two MAs’ ability to …

Read More »

Emmanuel Frimpong: Fifa seek answers from Russia on racism

#Fifa has asked the Russian Football Union (RFU) to explain an alleged incident of racism inflicted on former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong. Ghana’s Frimpong was sent off playing for FC Ufa against Spartak Moscow on 17 July for a gesture to the crowd after saying he heard monkey chants. The …

Read More »

Fifa: New taskforce announced to tackle corruption

#Fifa is to set up a taskforce of 11 people to look at reforming football’s scandal-hit world governing body. Proposals for reform will include term limits for presidents and integrity checks for top officials, president Sepp Blatter announced. Fifa will hold an extraordinary congress to elect its new president on …

Read More »

Fifa corruption: Swiss extradite first official to US

The unnamed man was one of seven football officials held on corruption charges in Switzerland on 27 May. He was taken to New York by a three-man police escort on Wednesday, the Swiss Justice Department says. The person was not named, but earlier reports said Cayman Islands official Jeffrey Webb …

Read More »

Extraordinary FIFA Executive Committee Meeting set for 20 July 2015

The extraordinary #FIFA Executive Committee meeting to set the date for the extraordinary elective Congress will take place on 20 July 2015 in Zurich. During the meeting, the agenda for the elective Congress will be finalized and approved. The extraordinary elective Congress will take place in Zurich between December 2015 …

Read More »