FIFA is heading for major reform. This is the transition from the World Cup organization to two-year intervals, instead of four as it is currently. The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has already given its agreement in favor of this reform, reports the daily Al Akhbar from the weekend of October 2 and 3.
According to an authorized source contacted by our Arabic-speaking colleagues, Fouzi Lekjaa, in his capacity as a member of the FIFA Executive Committee, will be among the first to vote in favor of such a reform, which would be favorable to the development of world and African football in particular.
FIFA bodies would also be in favor of such a change, adds the same source. But the end of the story will lie with the 211 member countries of FIFA, who should decide the issue. So far, only UEFA (Europe) and Conmebol (South America) would be against such a reform.
Apart from these two confederations, the majority of federations would see the passage of the organization of the World Cup to two years as excellent news, since it would allow small footballing nations to increase their chances of participating in the World Cup. high mass of world football. The boss of FIFA, who is one of the biggest defenders of this reform, is increasing contacts so that the transition to a world every two years begins in 2024.
In the meantime, numerous meetings are taking place between FIFA executives via the ZOOM application to convince the greatest number of federations to vote in favor of this reform, which would also benefit women’s football, also affected by this interval of two. years.