FIFA scraps plans for 48-team World Cup in Qatar

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The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be a 32-team tournament as originally planned, FIFA has announced.

The world governing body had considered expanding its showpiece event to 48 teams but has now determined this is not practical.

โ€œThe FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will, therefore, remain as originally planned with 32 teams,โ€ a statement read.

โ€“ Press Association

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