FIFA 67th Congress on FIFA’s activities in 2016

FIFA’s 211 member associations assembled in Manama, Bahrain for the 67th FIFA Congress. The organisation’s supreme body made a few important decisions to validate reports on FIFA’s activities in 2016 and, more importantly, to agree on key steps for the future of the organisation. This included the ratification of the next stages of the bidding process to select the host(s) of the 2026 FIFA World … Continue reading FIFA 67th Congress on FIFA’s activities in 2016

FIFA Appeal committee grants relief to Messi

The FIFA Appeal Committee has upheld the appeal lodged by the Argentinian Football Association, on behalf of the player Lionel Messi, against the decision taken by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee, lifting the sanctions imposed on him as a result.  Following a hearing which took place in Zurich on 4 May 2017, the Appeal Committee has set aside the decision taken by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee … Continue reading FIFA Appeal committee grants relief to Messi