Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, on Friday passed a series of sweeping reforms as it looks to clean up world soccer’s governing body following years of corruption.
The delegates voted in the reforms, which include term limits for top officials and disclosure of their earnings, with 89 percent of members in favour.
During the voting 179 nations voted in favour of the reforms against 22 nations .
The reforms include…
- Terms limits for new president
- Disclosure of salaries
- New Fifa council
- Promotion of women in football
- Human rights enshrined
- Separation of political and managerial functions
FIFA will later elect a new president to take over from Sepp Blatter who has been banned from football for six years.