FIFA to discuss 2010 preparations

Wednesday, March 10, 2010
By: 
Nthambeleni Gabara

Pretoria - An update on the preparations for the 2010 FIFA World Cup will top the agenda of the two-day meeting of the FIFA's executive committee in Zurich next Thursday.

Before the meeting ends on March 19, executive committee members will also receive reports on the preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil. The 2009 FIFA financial report will also be discussed.

Decisions will also be taken regarding the member associations which will host the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2012 and the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup 2012, the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cups in 2011 and 2013, as well as the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2012.

There will also be an update about the 60th FIFA congress to be held in Johannesburg three days before the kick-off of the 2010 World Cup, the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups and the Olympic Games