FIFA aims to increase the number of female players in the world to 60 million by 2026, which is double the current number, national tournaments and women’s football clubs will also be professionalized.
World Football Federation (FIFA) on October 10 announced the global women’s football development strategy.
According to the above development strategy, FIFA aims to increase the number of female players in the world to 60 million by 2026 – double the current number, while national tournaments as well as clubs Women’s football sets will be professionalized across the globe.
FIFA’s head of women’s football, Ms. Sarai Bareman, said: “The three most important issues we need to pay attention to are to encourage participation in women’s football, strengthen the economic treatment and construction of training facilities for women’s football.”
She emphasized the goal of including “discovering and fostering the development of coaches, referees, management and others who do other women’s football work, to create a strong system. , towards sustainable achievements. “
FIFA officials also said that increasing the income of women footballers is an important part of this strategy.
In addition, FIFA also began implementing a program to encourage women’s empowerment through football, in which the FIFA Commission is expected to have one third of the female members by 2022.
Currently FIFA is having the first female General Secretary, Ms. Fatma Samoura, who runs with FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
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