Congress admits fifa 14 coins

1964: Congress admits fifa 14 coins 20 African countries, FIFA enjoy's biggest ever expansionPrior to 1960 just five African associations were members of FIFA, but before even the mid point of that decade that number had rocketed. Eight more had joined by 1962, with Guinea's admittance bringing up the number of FIFA members to 100. However, the 34th FIFA Congress in Tokyo two years later saw an incredible 20 African associations admitted, which to date remains the largest influx of new members in FIFA's history. 1974: A new trophy presented, Germany crowned againThe tenth World Cup brought about a new trophy the one that is still presented to the winners today after Brazil's third tournament victory in 1970 saw them keep the Jules Rimet Cup.

Of 54 designs submitted, it was that of Italian artist Silvio Gazzaniga whose entry was accepted. West Germany were the first to lift it, triumphing on home soil with a 2 1 final win over the Netherlands thanks to goals from Paul Breitner and Gerd Muller. 1984: FIFA is sport's biggest federation, women compete in EuropeWith FIFA's ranks now at 150, with 16 members in waiting, it could now be seen as the largest sports federation in the world. To mark its 80th anniversary, a special rematch of the 1982 World Cup final was organised, seeing West Germany defeat holders Italy 1 0. Elsewhere on the continent, the European Competition for Women's Football was hosted by UEFA for the first time, seeing future FIFA Women's Football Coach of the Year Pia Sundhage help Sweden to victory.

Havelange re elected, shoot out returns Brazil to the top FIFA President Dr Joao Havelange, after twenty years at the helm, was re elected for his final term in 1994. He helped expand football to the four corners of the planet, seeing the number of World Cup finalists from Asia, Africa, CONCACAF and Oceania quadruple by France 1998 from the three teams at Germany 1974. The year also saw the first time a World Cup was decided on penalties, with Brazil triumphing over Italy at USA 1994 in a dramatic shoot out. 2004: 100 years of FIFATo mark its centennial, FIFA returned to Paris to hold the 54th FIFA Congress.

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