FIFA Current Affairs - 2020

2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar

On July 15, 2020, the Federation Internationale de Football Association announced that the 2022 World Cup is to be held in Qatar. The governing body also released schedule of matches. Highlights The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the first world cup to be held in Arab World and also the first in a muslim-majority Read More…

FIFA Ranking: India retains 108th rank

On June 12, 2020, the FIFA ranking was released. Indian team retained its 108th position as the international football for the year 2020 has been suspended since March. Highlights Belgium remained at the top spot and was ahead of France and Brazil. England and Uruguay continued to remain at fourth and fifth position. Croatia and Read More…

Under 17 FIFA Women World Cup to begin in 2021

On May 12, 2020, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) have rescheduled FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup. The game was initially to be conducted on November 2, 2020. Now the postponed game is to be conducted between February 17, 2021 and March 7, 2021. Highlights India is to Read More…

FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup postponed to November

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) or the International Federation of Association Football has postponed the Under-17 Women’s world cup to November 2020. Highlights The FIFA Federations decided that the Under-17 and Under-20 Women’s World Cup be postponed. The Under-20 women’s FIFA world cup was planned to be conducted in Panama Costa Rica. The Read More…

Sunil Chhetri, Indian Football team Captain named for FIFA’s COVID-19 Campaign

The World Governing body FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association or International Federation of Association Football) has selected Indian Football Captain Sunil Chhetri among 28 other stars for its campaign. The campaign is to combat COVID-19. Highlights The FIFA has joined hands with the World Health Organization to launch an awareness campaign to combat Corona Read More…