The women’s Under-17 World Cup, due to be held in India in November, has been postponed for three months, FIFA said Tuesday.
FIFA and Asia’s football governing body are considering postponing upcoming World Cup qualifiers over the novel coronavirus.
Nigeria have lost their bid to become the first African country to host a global women’s tournament.
Firmino’s extra time goal was enough to see Liverpool crowned world champions for the very first time.
Brazil staged a remarkable comeback for the second time in a week on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 in front of their own fans and win the Under-17 World Cup for a fourth time.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger returned to football on Wednesday after being named FIFA’s chief of global football development, ending any chance of a move to managerless Bayern Munich.
FIFA has given Nigeria until January next year to put in place necessary facilities to avoid losing their bid for hosting the Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup in 2020.
Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award as beaten rival Cristiano Ronaldo stayed away from the star-studded ceremony in Milan’s iconic La Scala Opera House on Monday.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino says Iran have assured him women will be allowed to attend a World Cup qualifier.
Nigeria have dropped by one spot in the FIFA ranking for September, placing 34th on the ranking table.