ZURICH (AP) – A FIFA working group has begun talks on imposing age and term limits on world football leaders, and changing how World Cup hosts are chosen.
FIFA says a 10-point proposal will be sent to national federations by the panel of chief executives and legal directors from FIFA and its six continental confederations.
The FIFA Congress is scheduled next May to approve reforms prompted by bribery and bidding scandals.
Proposals include an upper age limit of 72 for FIFA election candidates and a two-term, eight-year limit for the presidency.
FIFA's 209 member countries will likely choose World Cup hosts instead of FIFA's executive committee, which was discredited by corruption allegations linked to the 2018 and 2022 bidding contests in 2010.
The panel is continuing work started by a statutes task force.