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World Cup schedule forces Asian Champions League final switch

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Qatar's hosting of the World Cup finals in November and December means the Asia Champions League's usual slot in the schedule is unavailable.

African World Cup Qualifiers draw to be held on 22 January

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 04:57 GMT

Egypt will play the first leg at home and they will be required to win the ticket for the World Cup away from home.

FIFA President Infantino's New Year message: “Solidarity and dialogue crucial in 2022”

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 07:17 GMT

Mr Infantino calls for solidarity to protect football’s future.

Memory of the day: King Fouad I of Egypt issues a royal order to abolish the 1930 constitution in 1935

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 12:05 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 19.

Brazil soccer legend Pele hospitalized again for colon tumor treatment

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:06 GMT

According to Wednesday's medical bulletin, Pele is continuing his treatment.

FIFA vice-president Montagliani offers compromise on World Cup plan

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 11:25 GMT

Montagliani has floated a possible compromise solution in the row over the proposal for a biennial World Cup which has divided the global governing body.

World Cup intercontinental playoffs to be single leg games

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 10:59 GMT

The playoffs will feature the highest placed teams not to have automatically qualified from Africa, Asia, South America and the CONCACAF (North and Central America and Caribbean) regions.

FIFA to expand gaming and e-sports portfolio

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 12:23 GMT

FIFA said on Friday that it will widen its gaming and e-sports portfolio to ensure that controlling rights don't lie in the hands of one party.

Egypt faces Liberia in preparation for World Cup qualifiers

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 12:57 GMT

The game will be the Pharaohs’ only test ahead of the crucial games against Libya in Cairo and Benghazi in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Wenger and Ellis: We want to ensure the men’s and women’s games coexist

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 12:05 GMT

FIFA is hearing from – and will continue to listen over the coming months – to views and opinions from all key stakeholders.

Clubs say FIFA World Cup plan would have "destructive impact"

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 01:04 GMT

FIFA’s plans for a biennial World Cup would lead to a “direct and destructive impact on the club game”, Europe’s top clubs organisation said on Friday.

Pele in 'stable' condition after respiratory problems, hospital says

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 11:11 GMT

Concerns grew about Pele's health on Friday after local media reported that he had returned to an ICU that he had only just left earlier this week.

European Leagues 'unanimously oppose' biennial World Cup plans

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 01:47 GMT

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said the extensive shake-up would cut out "too many meaningless matches".

FIFA reschedule Egypt's match against Angola in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 02:13 GMT

Egypt plays in Group F of the qualifiers alongside Angola, Gabon and Libya. The winner of the group will advance to the final round.

Van Gaal aiming to lead Dutch to World Cup glory

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 11:27 GMT

Van Gaal failed to qualify the Netherlands to the 2002 World Cup in his first spell but in Brazil 2014 he took the Dutch to third place.

Memory of the day: Viceroy of Egypt, Sudan Abbas Helmy I assassinated in 1854

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 12:28 GMT

On July 13, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: King of England Richard the Lionheart manages to enter Acre in 1191

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 12:41 GMT

On July 12, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: English fleet bombs Alexandria in 1882

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 11:54 GMT

On July 11, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Egypt’s June 30 Revolution against terrorist brotherhood breaks out in 2013

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 11:36 GMT

On June 30, many important events took place.

FIFA 'open to everything' including World Cup every two years

Sat, 22 May 2021 - 01:04 GMT

The Congress voted to carry out "a feasibility study on the consequences of the organization " of World Cups for men and women "every two years".