FIFA: There will be new rules for player agents in AIFF, 12 Answers FIFA Exam | Goa News – Times of India

Panaji: Football agents in India and elsewhere are at risk of being put out of business unless they clarify FIFA Exam with 75% marks.
The test is part of FIFA’s plan to overhaul its business, which it believes is hurting the transfer system. The governing body for world football wants tighter controls and a cap on agency fees.
Ten Indian players, representatives and two foreigners answered the hour-long test at Delhi’s Football House on Wednesday.
The AIFF general secretary said, “22 agents had registered to answer the exam, but only 12 answered.” Shaji Prabhakaran, “After analyzing the transfer market and (player) agency involvement, FIFA came to the conclusion that it needed to be regulated to create better value and a level playing field. Every country will have its own rules. We will have our own.” Are discussing with FIFA to prepare.
The last few years have seen the rise of player representatives and agencies in Indian football. With the game only expected to grow, Prabhakaran said the need of the hour is to have rules in place.
“We need India-specific player agent regulations to meet our challenges. We are an emerging market. There is a lot of demand for players and this base is growing. We have to look at this aspect, clubs and Players have to be protected.
A total of 6,586 arbitrators from 138 member associations had registered to answer the FIFA exam worldwide. All of them need to clear the test to continue in their respective roles after October 1.
Those who messed up the exam in April will have another chance later this year on September 20. Failing to pass would mean that the representative could not speak with clubs and players, unless in the company of a FIFA-registered agent.
The exam lasts 60 minutes and consists of 20 multiple choice questions designed to test agents’ knowledge of FIFA rules and the football transfer system.
“I thought some of the questions were a bit tricky, but this should not be an issue for someone who understands transfer rules and this business very well,” end lamp Four Flags Key, a company that represents the Captain of India Sunil Chhetri, told TOI. “The industry needs regulations so that business can be streamlined.”