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URGENT FIFA confirms 24-team Club World Cup to start in 2021
Miami, March 15, 2019 (AFP) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday confirmed plans to launch an expanded 24-team Club World Cup in 2021 following a meeting in Miami.
The new tournament, which has drawn threats of a boycott from leading European clubs, is to be staged in June-July 2021 instead of the Confederations Cup.
"I am very happy," Infantino said after confirming plans for the tournament.