FIFA increase number of Teams to contend for 2026 World cupTrophy.

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 when the FIFA World Cup holds in 2026, there would be forty-eight teams in contention for the trophy, as against the current thirty-two team competition.

The expansion of the flagship world football tournament was announced by the governing body following a unanimous vote by the FIFA Council.

Details of the decision are yet to be made public but FIFA President; GIANNI INFANTINO had promised to see the expansion of the tournament when he took office.

With the decision; there would be more African teams to start in the group stage of the tournament than the current number of five.

 

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