FIFA World Cup: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Sunil Chhetri, PV Sindu to launch Fit India talks

On July 2, 2020, the flagship programme of Indian Government, Fit India announced that it is to launch Fit India Talks. It is an interactive session of top sports stars of India with school children. Highlights The Fit India talks was jointly launched by Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijju, Indian Football team skipper Sunil Chhetri ..

Australia New Zealand to jointly host FIFA Women World Cup 2023

On June 26, 2020, Australia and New Zealand won joint bid to host FIFA Women World Cup 2023. Highlights The winning bid of Australia and New Zealand had suggested 12 cities. This included 7 in Australia and 5 in New Zealand. The sites also included main stadium that was used for 2000 Sydney Olympics. After ..

China to host first edition of expanded 24-team FIFA World Cup for Clubs in 2021

China will host the inaugural edition of the expanded 24-team FIFA World Cup for Clubs in 2021. The current Club World Cup features 7- teams including the holders of the UEFA Champions League. Qatar will host the competition in 2019 & 2020.

2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be held in India

The 7th edition of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2020 will be hosted by India from 2nd to 21st November 2020. The host cities for the tournament are yet to be approved with FIFA. Spain are the defending champions. India had previously hosted the men’s U-17 World Cup in 2017.

South-East Asian countries to jointly bid to host 2034 Football World Cup

The South-East Asian countries will jointly bid to host the 2034 Football World Cup. For this, the meeting of ASEAN countries was held in Bangkok. Prime Minister of Thailand Prayuth Chan-ocha invited the people of ASEAN to support the football associations in their countries to host the tournament. The FIFA World Cup has held only ..

Qatar to be guest nation at 2020 Copa America

The South American Football Confederation (SAFC) has invited Australia and Qatar as guests at 2020 Copa America. Both the nations will join 10 South American nations in the 2020 tournament, which for the first time will be held jointly in two countries — Colombia and Argentina. Qatar, which is the current champion of 2019 AFC ..

Qatar to officially abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by end of 2019: ILO

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has recently announced that Qatar will officially abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of 2019. It must be noted that Qatar has introduced a series of labour reforms since its selection as the 2022 World Cup host, with the event setting in motion ..

FIFA Rankings: Belgium stayed on top spot

FIFA (Federation International Football Association) rankings have been issued. Belgium has hold off World Cup winners France to retain the first position. England rose up to 4th position above Croatia by defeated them in the World Cup semi-finals. Indian football team gained two places to rise to 101st position in the rankings. With 1219 total ..