FIFA’s six-month receivership in Africa has left a mark on African football.
Leadership is a major constraint to the development of Africa's most popular sport.
FIFA boss Gianni Infantino wants to bring forward plans to expend the tournament from 32 to 48 countries. But it's not going to be easy.
From 2026 there will be more teams, more matches - and more tickets sold.
The main objections raised to FIFA"s planned expansion of the World Cup are that the decision has been made on financial and/or political rather than footballing grounds.