FIFA president Gianni Infantino claims 'positive' debate ahead of January verdict on World Cup expansion



FIFA president Gianni Infantino has described talks about the likely expansion of the World Cup from 2026 as 'positive' but said more work needs to be done before a decision is made in January.
Infantino was speaking to journalists via a conference call after the first day of a two-day meeting of the FIFA Council in Zurich.
And while the 46-year-old did not want to give away too many details, it is clear the days of a 32-team format are numbered and his personal preference remains expanding the tournament to 48 teams, not the initially proposed 40.
'The general feeling was that it was... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 35
Source: Daily Mail
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