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FIFA football summit to begin in Istanbul

FIFA President Infantino to hold news conference in Istanbul on Friday

12.02.2019
FIFA football summit to begin in Istanbul

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL 

The FIFA Executive Football Summit will kick off on Wednesday with the participation of 47 heads of federations.

The summit will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from Feb. 13-15 to discuss key topics on the agenda, including the future of FIFA competitions and video assistant referees (VARs).

The 2018/19 edition of the FIFA Executive Football Summits, which comprises a total of nine gatherings, began in Doha (Dec. 11-13 ), continued in Marrakech (Jan. 15-17), will be held in Istanbul (Feb. 13-15 ), and conclude in Rome (Feb. 24-28).

Following the meetings, FIFA President Gianni Infantino will hold a news conference on Friday.

Infantino is set to serve a second term after being the only standing candidate in the election in June this year.

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