FIFA president proposes a 'mini-World Cup' every two years

A new tournament which has been dubbed as a 'mini-World Cup' is being proposed by FIFA president Gianni Infantino.

The proposed Final 8 tournament would be held every two years and would be the climax of a global Nations League competition.

Gianni Infantino

Infantino has suggested that the tournament would be held in the autumn of every odd year beginning in 2021.

According to reports, Infantino has said that a group of investors are willing to invest $25 billion on the competition and a revamped version of the Club World Cup - to start in 2021 as well - with 24 teams.

Under the proposal the Confederations Cup, which is currently held every four years in a year before the World Cup, would be abolished.

Digital Desk


Related Articles

Bonucci: I turned down Manchester United because Juventus is my home

Guardiola: To win Champions League you need something special and I don’t feel it

A closer look at Juventus ahead of Old Trafford showdown

More than 40 clubs and 170 players facing UK tax investigation

More in this Section

Usain Bolt offer requires ‘third party contribution’ – Central Coast Mariners

Old Lady determined to wear Europe’s crown jewels

League of Ireland: Late goal gives Bray rare win; Bohs draw with Sligo

Ozil stars as Arsenal make it a perfect 10 with victory over Leicester


Breaking Stories

Whole world in their hands: Icons design globes in aid of GOAL

Nerina Pallot dancing to her own tune

Little-known plan could save you inheritance tax

Murder they wrote: Authors prepare for Ireland's first crime writing festival

More From The Irish Examiner