FIFA approves 48-team World Cup

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FIFA has officially approved Gianni’s plan for 48 teams in FIFA world cup.

As we have reported earlier about the new 48 team world cup plans, in recent news it FIFA has voted unanimously to expand the World Cup to a 48-team tournament in 2026.

Gianni Infantino

The new format, which will see the finals comprising 16 groups of three teams before a 32-team knockout stage, was voted for unanimously by the FIFA Council at a meeting in Zurich on Tuesday.

President Gianni Infantino had laid out plans for such an expansion as part of his campaign for the top job at world football’s governing body last year.