By Michael Kachitsa The game’s official history spans over 100 years, but people have enjoyed the sport of kicking around a ball for thousands of years, according to FIFA. While the first World Cup tournament happened in Uruguay in 1930, early scientific evidence of the game… Read More »How Football became a Global Sport
By Michael Kachitsa In 1581 Richard Mulcaster was writing about a game called ‘foteball’ and suggested that things might go smoother if there was a ‘judge over the parties’. Of course we all know from reading the History Of Football article elsewhere that ‘foteball’ probably… Read More »When referees were introduced in football.
By Mphatso Sam FIFA Refereeing Instructor Responsible for English Speaking Countries in Africa, Felix Tangawarima has hailed Malawian referees for an impressive performance over the past two years. Tangawarima, who is Confederation of African Football (CAF) Referees Committee Member, made the remarks during the official… Read More »FIFA Rates Malawian Referees Highly
The Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has submitted a potentially explosive proposal for a lucrative, revamped Club World Cup, featuring top Premier League and European clubs and to be played every season. Uefa is understood to be fiercely opposed to the proposals, which will be considered… Read More »Uefa to block plans for Fifa’s ‘cynical’ revamp of Club World Cup
The World Football governing body Fifa has expressed shock and great sadness on the tragic stampede at Bingu National, Stadium in Lilongwe, which caused the death of eight people and injured more than 60 others, most of them children, during the independence day celebrations on… Read More »Fifa Condoles Malawi on BNS Stampede