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FIFA Names Essien As Women’s World Cup Ambassador


Former Ghana star Michael Essien has been named among 23 legends by Fifa as part of a campaign to promote this year’s Women’s World Cup in France. Essien is one of ten men honoured with the legendary role which also includes 13 women. The 23 international stars have been tasked …

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FIFA Ethics Committee Extends Kwesi Nyantakyi Suspension For 45 Days


The Ethics Committee of FIFA has extended the ban on Kwesi Nyantakyi by another 45 days as the initial ban on the former Ghana FA President will expire this week. The former CAF First Vice President was provisionally suspended for three month by the Ethic Committee following the the broadcast …

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FIFA Warns Broadcasters Against Focusing On Pretty Women


FIFA has warned World Cup broadcasters against paying much attention to pretty women in stadiums during matches. This is in a bid to tackle sexism at the world cup. Would you like to receive news updates for free? WhatsApp the word NEWS to 0790870842 According to Anti-discrimination group Fare Network, …

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FIFA Condemns Maradona Comments About England-Colombia Referee


FIFA condemned comments by Diego Maradona on Wednesday, after the Argentinian legend claimed that Colombia only lost to England in the World Cup last 16 because of the appointment of referee Mark Geiger for the match. The 1986 World Cup winner said England’s win was a “monumental robbery” after Gareth …

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