I think you could relate it to the fact that while FIFA governs all that is soccer, there are still kids playing their own games in the streets and fields all over the world.
While the Fed looks to provide some much needed standardization to regional and national tournaments it really doesn’t seem like there will be much involvement on a local level. The Fed is getting mixed reviews. Seems that those who oppose it do so seriously and most of those who support it only do so from a tournament standpoint. St. Louis’ Lucky noted, “I support the Fed’s goals as I understand them. Organize what of polo that would benefit from organization in a representative way. Leave the rest alone.”