Egypt: Struct. Imbalance in EFA Mechanisms

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies

Author(s):  Amgad Hamdi

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There are many problems facing the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), particularly those related to the mechanisms of choosing its boards.

Although the mechanism adopted by FIFA is to choose boards through election, the Egyptian government keeps interfering in the work of the football association and sometimes dismisses its boards or forces them to resign against the backdrop of any crisis or failure in order to pacify the public opinion.

Also, the EFA faces accusations of bribery, corruption and conflict of interest, as well as the role of the State in politicizing its mission.

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