Just In: FIFA's Approves 48 Teams In World Cup
The world football governing body, FIFA, has approved Infantino's proposal to change the number of teams participating in the World Cup from 32 to 48.
This approval was unanimously decided at a meeting in Zurich.
The FIFA Council unanimously decided on a 48-team #WorldCup as of 2026:— FIFA Media (@fifamedia) January 10, 2017
16 groups of 3 teams. Details to follow after the meeting.