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Biennial World Cup: Fifa convenes a summit on December 20


Fifa announces the holding of a summit to discuss its much maligned World Cup project every two years.

The International Football Federation (Fifa) will hold a summit on December 20 to consider its controversial proposal for a World Cup every two years, for which it has been campaigning for several weeks, she announced Wednesday.

The 211 member national federations will meet by videoconference, "

to discuss the future of football after having been informed in detail of the consultation process underway on the subject,

" explains Fifa.

To discover

  • Qualifying rankings for the 2022 World Cup

  • The 2022 World Cup qualifying calendar

The governing body of world football, which launched from May 2021 a feasibility study on the holding of the World Cup every two years, "

listens to all opinions in an inclusive and exhaustive consultation process

", assures its president Gianni Infantino , cited in the press release.

The summit will “

aim to reach an agreement

” on the international calendar, and the distribution of international windows and periods when players are available to their clubs, ensures Fifa.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2021-10-20

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