Annual Report 2023


73ʳᵈ FIFA Congress

The 73ʳᵈ FIFA Congress took place in Kigali, Rwanda, on 16 March 2023. It was the first elective Congress to be held in Africa – and Gianni Infantino, standing unopposed, was re-elected by acclamation for a second four-year term as FIFA President.

FIFA Council meetings in 2023

The FIFA Council met five times in 2023, with a wide range of key decisions taken or ratified – including the new International Match Calendars for men’s football and women’s football and the hosting of the FIFA World Cup 2030™ and FIFA World Cup 2034™.

Legal & Compliance

A significant number of important milestones for FIFA’s Legal & Compliance Division were reached in 2023, with key publications and programmes throughout the year.

Foreword by the Chairperson of the Governance, Audit and Compliance Committee

Governance, Audit and Compliance Committee chairperson Mukul Mudgal reflects on the committee’s activities and achievements.


As part of FIFA’s statutory commitment to transparency, the annual compensation paid to the key members of FIFA senior management, the chairpersons and deputy chairpersons of its committees and the members of the FIFA Council is published.