FIFA Current Affairs - 2019

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FIFA latest Rankings: India remains static at 101

In the latest FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) World Ranking Indian football team remains static at 101st place and Belgium continued to top.The FIFA Ranking ranks men’s national teams in association football. About FIFA Ranking It was first introduced in December 1992. It is a ranking system by FIFA, football’s world governing body, in Read More…

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Football: China to host AFC Asian Cup 2023

After South Korea’s withdrawal from their bid to stage Asian Cup Football tournament bid China will now be hosting 2023 AFC Asian Cup. China was the sole other bidder and now has a free run to become hosts. Key Details Background: In 2017, The KFA announced Seoul’s bid to host the 24-nation AFC 2023 edition. Read More…

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Belgium ends the year as No. 1 in FIFA global rankings

Belgium Football team came at number one position in the end-of-the-year FIFA global rankings. Belgium managed to stay at the top with one point more than the current World Champions France.  Belgium has 1727 points in the rankings whereas France which came at second rank has 1726 points. France had beaten Belgium in the semi-finals Read More…

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Justice Mudgal elected as Chairman of FIFA Governance Committee

Retired judge of Delhi High Court Justice Mukul Mudgal has been elected as the Chairman of FIFA Governance committee at the FIFA’s 67th Congress held in Bahrain’s capital city of Manama. Justice Mudgal was proposed for the vacant position by the FIFA Council after former chief Miguel Maduro was removed for his role in allegedly blocking Russian World Read More…

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Oorja-CAPFs Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament-2017

The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) will conduct ‘Oorja’ – CAPFs Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament – 2017, throughout the country from May 1-15, 2017. The tournament will be jointly organized by CAPF under the aegis of All India Police Sports Control Board. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will conduct the tournament in Maharashtra, Read More…

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Cristiano Ronaldo named the world’s best player for 2016

Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world’s best player for the year 2016 at the inaugural Best FIFA Football Awards held in Zurich, Switzerland. To win this title he received 34.54% of total votes. He defeated Barcelona’s Lionel Messi (26.42%), Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann (7.53%) to win the coveted prize. Other 2016 awardees are Read More…

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Former FIFA President Joao Havelange passes away

Joao Havelange, former president of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the global governing body of football passed away in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was 100. He had served as president of FIFA for two decades and had played pivotal role in transforming football’s governing body into a multibillion-dollar business. About Joao Havelange Born Read More…

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