Gianni Infantino Current Affairs, GK & News

Sheikh Salman designated to be president of Asian Football Confederation

Gianni Infantino, President of FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) hailed the re-election of Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, Asian football chief to help the region move forward in stability. Sheikh Salman will extend his term as president until at least year 2023. He has returned unopposed in the election after Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi ..


India hosts U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020

International Football Federation (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino has recently announced that India will host the 7th edition of U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020. This will be the 2nd FIFA tournament India will be hosting, after the U-17 Men’s World Cup in 2017. The Spain under-17 women’s team is the defending champion, while North Korea ..


Gianni Infantino elected as President of FIFA

Gianni Infantino (45) of Switzerland has been elected as new President of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), a global governing body of football. He was declared winner after winning a second-round vote by securing 115 of the 207 eligible votes in the 2016 FIFA Extraordinary Congress held in Zurich, Switzerland. He defeated Sheikh Salman ..