FIFA World Cup News: Fifa ‘monitoring’ Peru law proposal
FIFA World Cup News: Peruvian congresswoman Paloma Noceda denied the new law of Peru’s football association.
According to that go against FIFA rules. that wants to investigate the process and check the situation.
A Fifa spokesperson said: “Fifa sent a letter to the Peruvian FA on 23 November 2017, informing them that the current draft of the Peruvian Sports Law, which was presented to the respective committee of the Peruvian congress on 2 October 2017, includes certain items that, if implemented, would contravene the Fifa Statutes.
“Fifa will continue to monitor the situation.”
FIFA World Cup News
The Super Eagles are one of the five teams that will represent Africa at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.
Peru could lose their World Cup spot if a proposed new law puts the country’s football association under government control. Peru, who last played at the World Cup in 1982, became the final side to seal their spot when they beat New Zealand 2-0 over a two-legged play-off.
Another option would be Chile, with the reigning South American champions finishing one point behind Peru in CONMEBOL qualifying.
In serious cases, FIFA can suspend a country’s national and club teams, plus officials, from international competitions and meetings.
Peruvian officials are due in Moscow next week for the World Cup draw.
Peru is not likely to be facing any action, but FIFA has promised to “continue to monitor the situation.”