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Faysal Qureshi urges PM to support Pakistani footballers after FIFA ban

Pakistan’s famed actor Faysal Qureshi has requested Prime Minister Imran Khan to support football for Pakistani sports athletes after the country was banned by FIFA.  The actor took to Twitter and wrote he is looking forward to positive intervention on

FIFA suspends Pakistan Football Federation after headquarter takeover

GENEVA: FIFA has announced the suspension of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) after a hostile takeover of its headquarters and outside interference. In a statement, the Bureau of the FIFA Council said it has suspended the PFF with immediate effect due

FIFA president meets Trump to discuss 2026 World Cup

ZURICH: FIFA president Gianni Infantino has met United States President Donald Trump to discuss preparations for the 2026 World Cup which the country will co-host with Mexico and Canada. Infantino attended a signing ceremony this week for a diplomatic deal

Qatar inaugurates third venue for 2022 World Cup

DOHA: Qatar has inaugurated the third venue for the 2022 World Cup on schedule and is set to host matches until the quarterfinal stage of the tournament. The Education City stadium was formally inaugurated with an online programme celebrating the contribution

FIFA warns coronavirus could postpone international matches

GENEVA: FIFA president Gianni Infantino has refused to rule the possibility of postponing international football matches due to the global threat of coronavirus. This weekend’s matches in the leading two divisions in Switzerland were postponed on Friday after the government

Qatar delays launch of new 2022 World Cup venue

DOHA: Qatar has postponed to next year the opening of Education City stadium, its second newly built venue for the 2022 football World Cup. The venue was due to be inaugurated when it hosted the semi-final of the Club World