FIFA's Gianni Infantino unveils plan for 48-team World Cup with play-in round
Raphael Honigstein joins the FC crew to break down the proposed changes to the World Cup by FIFA president Gianni Infantino.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has proposed an expansion to a 48-team format in the World cup, FC's Gab Marcotti breaks it down.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is expecting India to host an excellent Under-17 World Cup in 2017. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed a 48-team World Cup that would see 16 teams eliminated after one knockout match.
The proposal would essentially add a play-in round three days before the current 32-team group stage. From that point, the tournament would progress as it has in the past.
Infantino revealed his plan during a visit to Bogata, Colombia, and said the proposal will be discussed at a FIFA council next week before a final decision in made in January.
"The idea is that 16…