Six Months To Go To Tokyo 2020

South African FA President suspended for match-fixing

By Andrew Warshaw

Kirsten Nematandani South Africa FA PresidentDecember 18 - Two years after staging the World Cup and just weeks before hosting January's African Cup of Nations, South African football has been plunged into crisis after the President of the country's national federation, Kirsten Nematandani (pictured), was suspended along with four others in a new match-fixing scandal.

Bin Hammam throws in the towel

By Andrew Warshaw

Mohamed Bin Hammam 171212December 17 - The most damaging scandal in the history of FIFA came to an abrupt conclusion today when Mohamed Bin Hammam dropped his long-running fight to clear his name, walking away after being banned for life by FIFA for "repeated violations" of the world governing body's code of ethics while he was head of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).