‘If Trump, Kim can meet’ then FIFA can have 48-team 2022 World Cup

first_imgGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Infantino, who will be unopposed for his re-election as the head of FIFA, floated the possibility of playing matches outside Qatar in order to accommodate the extra teams.Qatar has been in the midst of a diplomatic crisis for two years with its neighbors Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, making a co-hosting option with those countries tricky to organize.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“It will be very difficult to organize it only in Qatar, because of the country’s geography, so we are wondering if we can play a few games out of the country,” Infantino added.“The geopolitical situation is complex but I see that Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met today, so that means that anything is possible.” Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award One Last Dance: Dwyane Wade’s insane buzzer beater and the rest of NBA’s reaction Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college The FIFA chief also said that the Women’s World Cup will change the perception of women’s football, 100 days from the start of the tournament, which is being held in France between June 7-July 7.“I am convinced that after this World Cup, the way women’s football is looked at around the world will change,” he said.“We expect a billion viewers and 1.3 million fans in the stadiums. Media interest is very high and women’s football deserves it.”ADVERTISEMENT Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief FIFA President Gianni Infantino poses with the official ball of the 2019 Women’s World Cup during a press conference at the end of the FIFA Executive Football Summit in Rome on February 27, 2019. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Wednesday that world football’s governing body is still pondering a 48-team 2022 World Cup in Qatar, saying that “anything is possible” following Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un’s summit in Vietnam.“I think it’s worthwhile having a look at the idea and trying (to implement it). Obviously it won’t be easy, but we’ve already made the decision to have 48 teams for 2026, so why not before?” Infantino said at FIFA’s final Executive Football Summit of the season, held in Rome.ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View comments Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? MOST READlast_img

first_imgGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Infantino, who will be unopposed for his re-election as the head of FIFA, floated the possibility of playing matches outside Qatar in order to accommodate the extra teams.Qatar has been in the midst of a diplomatic crisis for two years with its neighbors Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, making a co-hosting option with those countries tricky to organize.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“It will be very difficult to organize it only in Qatar, because of the country’s geography, so we are wondering if we can play a few games out of the country,” Infantino added.“The geopolitical situation is complex but I see that Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met today, so that means that anything is possible.” Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award One Last Dance: Dwyane Wade’s insane buzzer beater and the rest of NBA’s reaction Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college The FIFA chief also said that the Women’s World Cup will change the perception of women’s football, 100 days from the start of the tournament, which is being held in France between June 7-July 7.“I am convinced that after this World Cup, the way women’s football is looked at around the world will change,” he said.“We expect a billion viewers and 1.3 million fans in the stadiums. Media interest is very high and women’s football deserves it.”ADVERTISEMENT Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief FIFA President Gianni Infantino poses with the official ball of the 2019 Women’s World Cup during a press conference at the end of the FIFA Executive Football Summit in Rome on February 27, 2019. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Wednesday that world football’s governing body is still pondering a 48-team 2022 World Cup in Qatar, saying that “anything is possible” following Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un’s summit in Vietnam.“I think it’s worthwhile having a look at the idea and trying (to implement it). Obviously it won’t be easy, but we’ve already made the decision to have 48 teams for 2026, so why not before?” Infantino said at FIFA’s final Executive Football Summit of the season, held in Rome.ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil View comments Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? MOST READlast_img

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