Infantino puts expanding competitions at heart of FIFA vision, but no new World Cup vote for four or five years
5 June 2019
Infantino re-elected by acclamation.
2030 World Cup host vote may not be until 2024.
Uncertainty over China’s role.
FIFA’s president, Gianni Infantino, has put expanding competitions at the heart of his new term in office but says that a decision on who will host the 2030 World Cup may not be made for another four or five years.
FIFA Congress today re-elected Infantino to a new four-year term by acclamation. The Swiss was the unopposed candidate at the 69th FIFA Congress and, following a statutory amendment, a lengthy vote was obviated with the presidency awarded by acclamation.