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1 Mar 2017
FIFA president Gianni Infantino promised to come good on a promise to hike Africa's World Cup finals berths to nine or ten during a visit to the impoverished West African state of Mauritania this week.
23 Feb 2017
Africa wants at least 10 spots in the 48-team World Cup that FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed from 2026 as the continent gave a ringing endorsement to the expansion plans.
20 Feb 2017
FIFA president Gianni Infantino will be in South Africa and Zimbabwe this week to meet African football bosses and attend a birthday party.
17 Feb 2017
FIFA president, Gianni Infantino has suggested as many as four countries could jointly stage the expanded World Cup in 2026, just as he claimed to be unconcerned about the threat of fan violence in Russia in 2018.
24 Jan 2017
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister, Vitaly Mutko, has revealed the draw for the 2018 World Cup is set to take place in the Kremlin on December 1.
19 Jan 2017
Marco van Basten, Fifa’s chief officer for technical development, has confirmed that the 2026 World Cup could feature penalty shootouts to determine a winner in drawn matches.
14 Jan 2017
Two weeks into the New Year the biggest news in football comes out of Zurich. FIFA finally approved its president, Giovanni Infantino’s proposal to expand the World Cup from 36 countries to 48!
10 Jan 2017
Critics of FIFA's decision Tuesday to expand the World Cup to 48 teams were quick to blast it as a politically and money-driven ploy that will be detrimental to football's showpiece tournament.
10 Jan 2017
FIFA's decision Tuesday to expand the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026 will allow more countries to "dream" of qualifying for the globe's top sporting event, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said.
10 Jan 2017
FIFA's ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations.
10 Jan 2017
FIFA's governing council is set to decide on Tuesday whether to expand the World Cup, a controversial idea that has created deep divisions among global football's most powerful camps.
10 Jan 2017
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is set to get his way on expanding the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, a move which will boost his chances of re-election in 2019.

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