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AFC welcomes FIFA initiative on two-year World Cup cycle

World
football
governing
body
FIFA
aims
to
optimise
the
new
international
match
calendar
by
looking
into
the
feasibility
of
a
World
Cup
every
two
years
instead
of
the
current
four-year
interval,
as
mandated
by
the
Member
Associations,
including
the
AFC.

At
the
same
time,
the
AFC
said
in
a
press
release
it
remains
committed
to
strengthening
its
engagement
with
the
largest
stadium
in
world
football

Asia’s
passionate
fans

so
many
of
whom
continue
to
engage
in
record
numbers,
as
it
seeks
to
ensure
football
remains
the
continent’s
most
popular
sport.

The
AFC
said
it
applauds
the
spirit
of
partnership
and
strong
principles
of
inclusivity,
which
FIFA’s
consultative
approach
seeks
to
achieve.

“As
proven
time
and
time
again,
most
notably
in
these
challenging
times,
exceptional
partnerships
that
thrive
form
the
foundational
basis
for
Asian
and
world
football
not
only
to
overcome
great
adversity,
but
also
in
serving
as
the
catalyst
towards
creating
an
environment
that
supports
dynamic
innovation,
invention,
and
collective
success.”

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The
AFC
said
it
remains
“firmly
committed”
to
working
with
all
its
stakeholders
and
looks
forward
to
engaging
actively
in
shaping
the
future
of
the
international
match
calendar,
one
which
“reflects
the
diverse
needs
and
unlocks
the
potential
benefits
for
every
region
across
the
globe”.

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