Date: 7 days ago   Category: Football

FIFA approved a new format of the Club world championship


Changes will be tested in the middle of the summer of 2021. Council of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) made the decision to approve a new format of a club world championship. The president of the organization Gianni Infantino reported about it at the press conference devoted to a meeting of council of FIFA in Miami. "Today on council of FIFA we made several important decisions, but one needs to be allocated. The club world championship is an important event in world soccer, and I am very happy to declare that council made the decision since 2021 to hold a tournament in the new format meaning expansion of number of participants to 24 teams", - cites Infantino's words of the Air Force. Let's remind that now the tournament will be held in the summer of times in four years. Teams will be divided into eight groups on three participants, the playoffs will be reached by winners of groups. A half of participants will represent Europe. Earlier 7 teams participated in a tournament and it took place in December. It is expected that the Club world championship will take place in a new format from June 17 to July 4, 2021. Earlier Infantino commented on work of VAR in the European soccer.

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