40 teams World Cup at 2026 – Gianni Infantino

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 | 0


Who it will be the number of countries participating in the World Cup from 32 to 40? Since 2026, football fans can enjoy the 40 teams World Cup! In October this year, the new president Gianni Infantino is expected to decide on the proposal the team expansion of the FIFA World Cup.

Shortly after being elected Infantino as FIFA president indicated to add eight more teams in the world cup. The implementation is on the way! Meanwhile, FIFA announced the 2026 world cups auction process.

A FIFA Congress in Mexico City took the decision to finished World Cup (2026) auction in a four stages process. The name of the host nation will be finalized in May 2020. FIFA said in a statement, discussed and the new strategy period (May 2016-May 2017), the auction process (June-December 2018 017), auction assessment (January 2019-February 2020), and the final decision will be taken in May by 2020.

Is also the World Cup (2026) emphasized the need for discussion of four phases, which will be expected to completed in May of 2017. But the number of World Cup teams, format and Confederations qualifications FIFA wants to take a final decision coming in October.

After a month of elected FIFA president Infantino said at this March, “we will have to increase the number of teams in the World Cup. The idea may start from 2026 (World Cup).

21st World Cup will on screen in Russia in 2018. 2022 World Cup will be in Qatar. But there is a strong possibility of expanded teams from 32 to 40 from the next event!

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