Gianni Infantino threatens a World Cup blackout yet Fifa is the architect of the chronic underfunding in the women’s game
Prepare the spandex: women’s football superman Gianni “I have four daughters” Infantino is here to save the day.
The president of Fifa has threatened a broadcasting blackout of the Women’s World Cup in the “big five” European countries of England, Spain, Italy, Germany and France, blaming bids for the broadcast rights for the tournament that he said were a “slap in the face” to the players and “all women worldwide”.
Written by Suzanne Wrack
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2023/may/02/fifa-talks-tough-but-has-paved-the-way-by-undervaluing-womens-world-cup-rights under the title “Fifa may talk tough but it has paved the way by undervaluing women’s football | Suzanne Wrack”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.