Friday 15 March 2019
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has announced the approval of the FIFA council to increase the number of clubs participating in the club's World Cup from 2021 to 24 clubs rather than the current system.
"The number of clubs has been approved to increase to 24 from the 2021 Club World Cup and the tournament will take place in June and July," he told a press conference in Miami after the meeting ended.
He denied that the host country of the Club World Cup in 2021, in Qatar, declared that the next period will see the announcement of the country that will organize the tournament for the first time the new system.
The decision to approve the new Club World Cup system came despite a previous objection from European clubs, while all other continents were in agreement.
The head of the International Federation, the position of increasing the number of teams in the 2022 World Cup, to 48 teams, noting that the International Federation is still working on the study of the issue, the final decision in June.
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