Former US soccer player Caitlin Davis Fisher knows about the inequities of world soccer. With the election of a new president for the world's governing soccer body, there is an opportunity to improve the world's beautiful game for all, she writes.
Almost all of the leaders of FIFA, the governing body of international soccer, have been suspended, amid charges of corruption. The scandal is being followed closely in Africa, where FIFA has spent millions of dollars.
If the governing body of soccer wants to regain the respect of fans, it needs to move quickly after the announced resignation of its embattled president Sepp Blatter. Here are 5 steps FIFA can take right now to begin to reform itself after decades of corruption allegations.
Amnesty International says Qatar is failing to act fast enough to improve conditions for migrant workers building its World Cup soccer stadiums. But critics says it's only when sponsors like Coca-Cola and VISA speak up that soccer's governing body, FIFA, pays attention.
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