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The Rise and Fall of Sepp Blatter

1998: The Blatter Reign Begins After 17 years as the top deputy to the retiring Joao Havelange, Sepp Blatter is elected FIFA president in 1998 in a close vote over a Swedish rival, Lennart Johansson. Charges of widespread bribery quickly

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FIFA funds programs to boost Afghan football

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has invested in various projects to boost football in Afghanistan. Afghan football receives new headquarters, an indoor futsal hall and a beach soccer pitch through FIFA’s Goal and Challenger programs. FIFA invested a total

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Afghan Premier League players and coach to receive training from FIFA certified coaches

For the first time since its inception three years ago, the RAPL has invited professional FIFA-certified coaches to train RAPL players and RAPL coaches.  Several coaches from Tajikistan and one from Uzbekistan will be participating in the upcoming season: Boir

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Last minute goal wins Germany 2014 FIFA World Cup

Tied after 105 minutes, Germany used a late goal from substitute Mario Gotze in the second half of extra time and lift the trophy. Neither Germany nor Argentina could break the deadlock and the game seemed to be going to

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Afghan Beach Football Team Heads to Qatar for FIFA Qualifier

Tolo News- Afghanistan’s national beach football team will play Qatar in the first qualifying match for the 2013 FIFA Beach Football World Cup on Tuesday evening in Qatar. “Our team has a high morale, and the players are well prepared

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