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Senegal ask FIFA to revise fair play ruling

MOSCOW, July 2, (RTRS): Senegal’s football federation (FSF) has asked FIFA to reconsider its fair play ruling after their accumulation of more yellow cards than World Cup group rivals Japan made the African side the first country to be eliminated by the new regulation. Japan and Senegal were left on …

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Saudis suspend World Cup referee over bribery

Riyadh, May 16, 2018 (AFP) – The Saudi Football Federation have banned referee Fahad al-Mirdasi for life over bribery and urged FIFA to remove him from the pool of referees for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Mirdasi was suspended for offering to take a bribe to influence the outcome …

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‘Years for Kuwait to recover’

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: The new football coach of Kuwait Radojko Avramovic from Serbia has warned “it is going to take years” for the team to recover from the two-year ban that was imposed by FIFA in 2015 October due to what was said to be government interference in the …

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Amir credited with FIFA lift

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah’s support towards the national football scene is the main reason behind lifting the ban imposed on Kuwait by the FIFA, said Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al- Ghanim Sunday. Speaking to the press at …

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Atletico report Barca to FIFA

MADRID, Dec 19, (AFP): Atletico Madrid reported Barcelona to football’s governing body FIFA over illegal contact made to star forward Antoine Griezmann, Atletico club sources confirmed on Tuesday. “The complaint has been presented for repeated contact between Barcelona, the player and his team,” an Atletico source told AFP. Griezmann renewed …

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FIFA lifts Kuwait ban from soccer

INFANTINO VOICES PRIDE KUWAIT BACK IN FIFA FAMILY MPs praise Amiri role, Speaker Al-Ghanim KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, alongside other senior Kuwaiti officials, received on Wednesday at Bayan Palace visiting FIFA President Gianni Infantino and a delegation accompanying him. His Highness …

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Support urged for sports law

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: MP Ahmad Al-Fadel urged his colleagues to attend the special session called by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim, while appealing to the people of Kuwait to monitor the session to know who wants to lift the suspension on local sports and raise the Kuwaiti flag …

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Ban on Kuwaiti sports to be lifted very soon: report

Qatar asks Kuwait to co-host Cup KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: There are suggestions by host country Qatar to involve Kuwait in co-hosting some matches of 2022 FIFA World Cup, and the first week of December may witness the lifting of ban on Kuwaiti sport, says international sources, reports Al-Jarida daily. …

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FIFA demands visa, work permit and tax exemptions for WC – Olympiakos boss to face trial on charges of fixing

MANCHESTER, England, Nov 8, (Agencies): The United States and other countries hoping to host the 2026 World Cup should provide government guarantees on visa-free travel plus work permit and tax exemptions for their bids to be accepted, according to documents published by FIFA on Tuesday. The US wants to host …

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Newly-elected Kuwait chief to push FIFA over ban

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1, (AFP): Kuwaiti clubs on Tuesday elected the head of a new football federation that hopes to win recognition from FIFA and end a ban from international tournaments over alleged government interference. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Yusef Al-Sabah said his first priority would be to persuade the sport’s world …

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