FIFA and World Leagues Forum announce partnership involving training sessions and seminars 

8 November 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Gianni Infantino was elected as FIFA's ninth president on 26 February 2016 and reelected on 5 June 2019.

FIFA and the World Leagues Forum have signed a cooperation agreement. 

The partnership includes training sessions, joint seminars and support to national football bodies.

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

FIFA and the World Leagues Forum (WLF) have signed a cooperation agreement to work together on the development of professional football. 

This is the first time the two have entered into such an agreement, which will see FIFA and the WLF join forces to provide knowledge and expertise to improve professionalisation worldwide.

The WLF's chairman, Christian Seifert (who is also the CEO of the Bundesliga), had this to say: 

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