2026 fifa world cup
Infantino to ask for vote on new tournaments despite opposition
The new competitions and related commercial strategy feature on the agenda for the meeting and the Fifa spokesman told Reuters that there will be votes held on the proposals.
No fewer than 11 African countries, nearly a fifth of the continent, voted against the kingdom’s bid when Fifa took the decision in Moscow on Thursday, for the 2026 World Cup.489 days ago
Africa’s last colonial power could not even secure the votes of the continent for the right to host the world’s most-watched sporting event in 2026.491 days ago
The 2026 tournament will be the first expanded tournament featuring 48 teams, up from the current 32-team tournament, which begins in Russia on Thursday.491 days ago