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China announced that Infantino will host the FIFA Club World Cup in 2021

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  • Release on:2019-10-24

 China announced that Infantino will host the FIFA Club World Cup in 2021

Shanghai - China has been authorized to host the inaugural World Cup club edition in 2021, FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced here on Thursday.

At the conclusion of the FIFA Council meeting, Infantino stated that the new Club World Cup will be held every four years, with 24 teams and will replace the annual seven-team event.

"This is a historic decision for football because the FIFA Council has unanimously decided to nominate China as a guest for the new FIFA World Cup for clubs," he said.

The president of World Football Governing said: "The new FIFA World Cup will be a club competition for which everyone loves football. It is the first real World Cup for the best teams and clubs in the world". Tan.

The tournament will take place between June and July 2021 and the final of the venues will be decided by FIFA and the Chinese FA, according to a statement issued by FIFA.

The statement stated that the participation model would be aimed at determining the clubs qualified by each union.

The quadrangular event will also replace the Confederation Cup, an eight-team national tournament, which acts as a melody for the World Cup host.

The Infanto said that the FIFA Council meeting also decided that the hosts of the 2030 World Cup would be selected at the 74th FIFA Congress, with the bidding procedure that would begin in the second quarter of 2024.

This FIFA Council meeting approved FIFA to invest $ 1 billion in women's football over the next four years.

"This amount will be taken from the FIFA reserves, in addition to the $ 500 million already approved by the FIFA Congress, to be invested in women's football according to the budget of the current four-year cycle," the statement said.