FIFA to ban TPO from May 2015!

FIFA to ban TPO from May 2015!

Chaired by FIFA President Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee completed on 19 December 2014 its last meeting of the year in Marrakech (Morocco), on the eve of the final of the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup.

Following its decision of general principle that third-party ownership of players’ economic rights (TPO) shall be banned with a transitional period, the Executive Committee approved the following measures:

 - The ban will come into force on 1 May 2015;

 - Existing agreements shall continue to be in place until their contractual expiry;

 - New agreements made between 1 January and 30 April 2015 will be subject to a time limit (one year maximum).

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