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Japan joins India in race to host FIFA Club World Cup

In the race to host the FIFA Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016, India will face tough competition from Japan as the Asian heavyweights have also expressed interest in organising the prestigious tournaments.

FIFA invests $200 million in soccer development in 2013

FIFA said on Wednesday it has invested $200 million this year in soccer-development activities involving all of its 209 member associations, including "landmark initiatives" in Somalia, Afghanistan and Palestine.

Maken assures FIFA of co-operation for U-17 World Cup

The AIFF`s wish to host the 2017 U-17 football World Cup in India got a shot in the arm after the Sports Ministry on Wednesday assured FIFA of full co-operation in organising the event.