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Conmebol says no to the World Cup every two years

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(ANSA) – LUQUE, 28 OCT – Conmebol, a South American football body, is officially opposed to the World Cup project every two years and announces that the associations that are part of it, including those of Brazil and Argentina, will not participate in the world championship tournament in in case the reform passed to make it biennial.

The decision came at the end of the Council held in Paraguay, and in the press release it is specified that “there are no reasons, benefits or justifications for this modification carried out by FIFA to be approved. For this reason our ten member federations will not participate in the tournament. if played every two years “.

According to Conmebol, the Fifa project “turns its back on almost 100 years of traditions, as well as ignoring the history of one of the most important sporting events on the planet”. “The World Cup currently in force, with its deadlines and its qualification systems – concludes the note -, has proven to be a model of success, based on sporting excellence and which rewards effort, talent and planning” . (HANDLE).

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