FIFA has sent a stern warning to all participating member associations of the Women’s World Cup not to use preparation money to be sent to them for any other purposes.
The world football-governing body, in a circular no. 8 dated January 25, 2019, noted that the decision to give the funds to all the 24 teams expected to compete for honours in France was taken at the FIFA Council that took place in Kigali, Rwanda on October 26, 2018.
“Based on the decision of the FIFA Council, an amount of USD 480,000 will be available for each qualified member association and must be used for preparations for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019,” the circular read.
Some of the conditions given by FIFA was for the funds to be used judiciously for the camping and other preparation for all the teams. Read more