International Federation of Association Football


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International Federation of Association Football

 

an international soccer federation founded in Paris in 1904. Since 1976, the federation has had its headquarters in Zürich, Switzerland. As of 1977, it comprised more than 140 national federations. The Soccer Federation of the USSR joined the federation in 1946.

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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives President of International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Gianni Infantino and his accompanying delegation
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According to Coates, it is the FA[c]dA[c]ration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA, in English the International Federation of Association Football) making the biggest profit.
This service and technology is available on a global scale and used by International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), the UEFA European Football Championship and the recently concluded London Olympics 2012."
Hughes of Llangefni was the first Welsh-speaking member of FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football and is selling pennants, badges, gilt medals, programmes, banners, international shirts, ties and FIFA mementos.
South Sudan was admitted to the Confederation of African Football in February and the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) in May.
BEIRUT: Many female Muslim football players are celebrating a recent decision by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), football's international governing body, to allow them to test a specially designed headscarf.
Q: The International Federation of Association Football was recently subjected to fierce accusations related to the spread of corruption and bribery in its hallways.
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FIFA, or the Federation Internationale de Football Association (the International Federation of Association Football, to the rest of us), is football's global governing body.
Meanwhile, The Namibia Football Association (NFA), through the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), Normalisation Committee (NC) on Monday wished Stars good luck adding that competing in Africa demands a lot from a club and thanked the team for having taken on that responsibility of presenting Namibia.

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