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Montevideo, March 28th 2017 - 21:35 UTC

FIFA agrees 2026 World Cup will have 48 teams; Europe clubs' association objects

Wednesday, January 11th 2017 - 08:00 UTC

FIFA's ruling body has voted unanimously to expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams in 2026. The FIFA Council approved the plan at its meeting Tuesday in Zurich. Under the new format, there will be 16 groups of three teams. A knockout stage for 32 teams will follow. Read full article

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