FIFA should expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teams if possible - Infantino


  • Football
  • Wednesday, 02 Jan 2019

Gianni Infantino, President of FIFA gestures during the Dubai International Sports Conference in Dubai, UAE January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Satish Kumar

DUBAI (Reuters) - FIFA should if possible increase the size of the football World Cup in Qatar in 2022 to 48 from 32 teams, the global governing body's president Gianni Infantino said.

Last month, Infantino said a majority of national football federations were in favour of expanding the tournament and a decision was expected ahead of the qualifying draw in March.

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