Setback for FIFA as doubts surround their plan for new tournaments

Setback for FIFA as doubts surround their plan for new tournaments

FIFA's plans to introduce two new football tournaments have received a setback.

Opposition from UEFA means a vote by the sport's world governing body has been delayed.

A new mini World Cup and an international club tournament are being proposed.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino isn't too concerned by the latest stumbling block.

He said: "When we take final decisions, then we can be criticised by those who disagree and hopefully the majority will agree."

UEFA are opposed to a new Global Nations League and a revamped Club World Cup.

The World Leagues Forum, which includes the Premier League, are urging for no formal decisions to be made at this stage.

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