OFC qualification
The first round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ begins in Oceania on 31 August as the Cook Islands, Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga step onto the international stage. The FIFA Weekly takes a look at the region’s logistical challenges, ambitious coaches and the famous Haka dance.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
The chairman of the Bayern Munich executive board discusses jealousy, lucky coincidences and becoming more relaxed with age.

Italy
Juventus were upset 1-0 at home to Udinese to get their new season off to a losing start.

Sepp Blatter

“Football’s core values – discipline, respect and fair play – should also guide our path in our everyday lives. The FIFA Master combines these qualities with academic work,” says the FIFA President in his weekly column.  

U-17 World Cup
England coach Neil Dewsnip has a knack for spotting and training talented youngsters.