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FIFA abandons plans to expand World Cup to 48 teams

FIFA has had to abandon plans to expand the next World Cup tournament from 32 teams to 48. The change would have required Qatar to share hosting duties in 2022 with other countries in the region. But political tensions made that impossible.

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