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FIFA to invest 1bn USD in women's football in the next four years: Gianni Infantino

AFP
Published : Oct 24, 2019, 10:53 am IST
Updated : Oct 24, 2019, 10:53 am IST

President Gianni Infantino said this on Thursday following a meeting of the world governing body's council.

FIFA will double its funding for women's football to 1 billion USD over the next four years. (Photo:AFP)
 FIFA will double its funding for women's football to 1 billion USD over the next four years. (Photo:AFP)

Shanghai: FIFA will double its funding for women's football to 1 billion USD over the next four years, president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday following a meeting of the world governing body's council.

"The Council decided to put 500 million in addition to the 500 million already budgeted," Infantino told reporters in Shanghai.

 

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Location: China, Shanghai, Shanghai