Council FIFA was “upbeat tuned” about the idea of extending the World Cup, announced the president of the plant Gianni Infantino.
Infantino also said he expected a decision on whether the World to be 40 or 48 teams to take the next board meeting in January, probably in Zurich.
FIFA president promised further expansion in the campaign before the elections in February.
Two days ago he confirmed his intention in a speech at Columbia. The proposal is for 48 teams at the World Cup, there will be a first round 16 match. 16 winners will join 16 teams placed.
Further discussions will be held about how to allocate the continental quotas.
Earlier today at Borussia Dortmund boss Hans-Joachim Vatske announced the idea of ”madness”.