FIFA defies European Opposition to Progress Club World Cup Plans
18 March 2019
Infantino was very positive regarding the dialogue with UEFA in Miami - until asked about a contract from 2015.
Everybody is seeking more concrete info about the big Japanese sponsorship behind the Club World Cup - and Infantino did comment on the financial deal at the meeting in Miami.
Infantino still struggling regarding the Qatar 2022 World Cup - but he managed to buy himself more time.
FIFA has defied European opposition to its plan to revamp the Club World Cup by voting to approve a new 24-team tournament starting in June 2021.
The new competition, which will initially be played every four years, will replace the current seven-team tournament, which takes place each winter, and the quadrennial Confederations Cup, which has served as a test event for the World Cup for the past two decades.
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