Most football associations support 48-team World Cup in Qatar – FIFA chief

FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during a news conference after the latest Executive Football Summit, in Marrakesh, Morocco January 17, 2019. REUTERS/ Stringer

MARRAKECH (Reuters) – Most football associations in the world back increasing the size of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams from 32, with some matches to be played in neighbouring countries, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Thursday. Infantino told a news conference the Qataris were open to the larger format. FIFA […]

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