SPORTS | FIFA President Meets Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

RIYADH – – Against the backdrop of a historic Gulf Cooperation Council summit that paved the way for regional reconciliation, FIFA President Gianni Infantino met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss the important role that football can play as a uniting factor … More SPORTS | FIFA President Meets Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

SPORTS | Saudi Sports Minister Welcomes FIFA’s Infantino

RIYADH – – Saudi Arabia’s sports minister welcomed the President of Federation International de football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino in Riyadh on Wednesday, state news agency SPA reported. Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Saud discussed with FIFA’s head cooperation opportunities between the Kingdom and football’s governing body.  Assistant minister of sport Abdul Ilah Al-Dalak and President of … More SPORTS | Saudi Sports Minister Welcomes FIFA’s Infantino

Middle East | FIFA Ramps Up Pressure On Iran To Grant Women Access To Matches

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men’s World Cup qualifiers in the Islamic Republic later this year. In a letter seen by Reuters sent to the Iranian Football Federation (FFIRI), Infantino requested a timeline to be delivered … More Middle East | FIFA Ramps Up Pressure On Iran To Grant Women Access To Matches