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Asian boss says Qatar too soon for 40-team World Cup

Panaji (India) (AFP) – Asia’s football chief on Tuesday said he was against expanding the World Cup from 32 to 40 teams when Qatar hosts the tournament in 2022, adding that any growth should be put on hold for a decade. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has discussed increasing the number of teams but Asian Football Confederation (AFC) boss Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa said Qatar was too soon to shift to 40.
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