FIFA delays talks on possible 48-team World Cup in Qatar


MOSCOW – Talks on exploring a 48-team World Cup in 2022 have been taken off the agenda at FIFA’s annual congress Wednesday.

FIFA says a request to start out a feasibility research into including 16 groups to the Qatar-hosted match has been withdrawn by South American physique CONMEBOL.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says his employees will proceed talks with Qatar about potential enlargement.

Infantino has been obsessed with looking for settlement for an expanded occasion.

A 48-team World Cup would require further stadiums and will result in Qatar sharing internet hosting duties with Center East neighbors.

Qualifying video games for the 2022 World Cup are more likely to start in early 2019.

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