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FIFA president Gianni Infantino suggests changing World cup from 32 teams to 48 teams

FIFA president Gianni Infantino suggests changing World cup from 32 teams to 48 teams Gianni Infantino, president of the World Football's governing body, FIFA has suggested starting up a 48 team World Cup tournament, saying adding 16 more teams to the competition would see a playoff round added prior to the group stages of the world cup, with the 16 defeated nations going home after playing just one match. According to Infantino, the proposal could take effect from the 2026 World Cup. "The idea is that 16 teams would qualify directly to the group stage and the other 32 would ...
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Added October 04, 2016
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