UEFA wants progress in FIFA shakeup in Next three months
UEFA wants progress in FIFA shakeup in three months: UEFA secretary general Gianni Infantino said Friday that European football’s governing body wanted to see progress in the promised shakeup in the governance of world governing body FIFA in the next three months.
UEFA wants progress in FIFA shakeup in Next three months FIFA president Sepp Blatter pledged to initiate wide-ranging reforms including an overhaul of the way in which future World Cup hosts are chosen amid the fallout of weeks of graft allegations in the run-up to his reelection on June 1.
“The executive committee takes good note of the will of FIFA to take concrete and efficient measures with regards to good governance, expects to see results within the next three months and is following the situation closely,” said Infantino, after a two-day meeting of the UEFA executive committee.
The executive committee also fixed the financial distribution to teams participating in the Euro 2012 finals in Poland and the Ukraine at 196 million euros.
Each team will receive a minimum 8 million euros with a performance bonus at the group stage of 500,000 euros for a draw and one million euro for a win, as well as a bonus of one million euros to the third-placed team in the group.
The quarterfinalists will each receive two million euros, the semifinalists three million, the runners-up 4.5 million and the winners 7.5 million.
The next executive committee meeting will be on September 22-23 in Limassol, Cyprus.