Archive | March, 2016

Decent working conditions key to stadium construction in Russia

Representatives from the Host Cities, stadium authorities, trade unions and experts attending a workshop organised by FIFA and the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee (LOC) discussed and exchanged views on the working conditions and health and safety at the construction sites of the 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums.

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New names making waves in Asia

FIFA.com takes a look at five Asian nations with modest historical international records, who reached new highs during Russia 2019 qualifying.

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Cruyff’s class on show in Gelsenkirchen

Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to one of many magic moments in 1974 from the late, great Johan Cruyff.

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Cruyff’s class on show in Gelsenkirchen

Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to one of many magic moments in 1974 from the late, great Johan Cruyff.

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Denisov hoping for Uzbek progress

After helping to confirm his country's spot in the third round of Asia qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, Uzbekistan defender Vitaliy Denisov tells FIFA.com about the growing football boom in his country and why making it to the 2018 World Cup would be such a special event for him.

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Gaspar: I’ve always been adventurous

Dan Gaspar has been Iran national team head coach Carlos Queiroz's reliable No2 in Japan, Portugal, South Africa and USA. FIFA.com ​sat down with him to talk about his latest adventure with Iran and their Russia 2018 qualifiers.

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Strigino welcomes 2018 FIFA World Cup fans

The thousands of fans travelling to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ can access new facilities that will make their trip more pleasant and comfortable.

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Construction begins on Samara Arena’s unique dome

With Russia 2018 drawing ever nearer, construction on all the tournament's stadiums is now full steam ahead. Every month FIFA.com will provide an update for fans on the progress.

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Uruguay move top, Argentina keep climbing

Uruguay are the new front-runners in the South American qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ after a narrow win over Peru, this after Ecuador suffered their first defeat of the campaign.

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Mexico through to Hex as USA rebound

FIFA.com recaps the action from Tuesday night in CONCACAF qualifying for Russia 2018, where Mexico became the first team to qualify for the final Hexagonal round and USA got back on track with a big win. 

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