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FIFA World Cup to be held every 2 years? FIFA President SLAMS those who don't back his plans

FIFA World Cup to be held each 2 years? FIFA President SLAMS those that do not again his plans | Soccer Information

FIFA president Gianni Infantino accused these against altering the frequency of the World Cup to each two years of being terrified of change and wanting to maintain their elevated standing within the recreation as Africa on Friday backed the plans.
In a veiled dig at confederations in Europe and South America, who’ve come out towards the plan to vary the present four-year-cycle, Infantino mentioned they didn’t need issues to vary as a result of they have been on the prime of the game.
He was talking on the Confederation of African Soccer congress in Cairo, the place African international locations on Friday unanimously voted for a decision backing his plan to vary the internet hosting of the World Cup to each two years.
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“Those that are towards it are these on the prime. It occurs in each sector of life when there are reforms and adjustments, those that are on the prime don`t need something to vary as a result of they’re on the prime, and they’re afraid could also be that if one thing adjustments, their management place is in danger,” mentioned Infantino. 
“We perceive that and we complement and applaud them for having been so profitable in reaching the highest. That is improbable, and they’re an instance for everybody. However on the identical time, we can not shut the door, we have to hold the door open, we have to give hope and alternatives,” he added.
Infantino insisted rising the frequency of the internet hosting of FIFA’s flagship occasion would provide extra alternatives to international locations exterior of the highest tier of the world recreation. “We have to provide extra probabilities for world soccer, for African soccer to shine on the world stage.”
Infantino mentioned he would proceed to seek the advice of opinion on his proposal however gave no timeline for its attainable implementation. UEFA has mentioned a brand new schedule would have an adversarial influence on the steadiness between native, home, continental, and worldwide competitions.
CONMEBOL, the South American physique, mentioned the venture “turns its again on virtually 100 years of world soccer custom”. The World Cup will improve its variety of finalists from 32 to 48 on the 2026 version, which is being co-hosted by Canada, Mexico and the U.S.
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