LONDON - Fifa is working on a $US25 billion plan for new worldwide tournaments and reshape global football, the FT reported. It would also help Infantino deliver on one of the promises he was elected on in 2016, which was to increase revenue. Infantino has also committed a hike in the development funds disbursed to FIFA's 211 member nations.
Morocco come in fourth place and occupy the 42nd position on the world's ranking while the Pharaohs of Egypt complete Africa's top five and rank 46 in the world.
Europe's clubs and leagues complained to Federation Internationale de Football Association also to UEFA in front of this March meeting regarding which they considered as a deficiency of consultation and transparency on plans which could directly impact their own operations.
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Further discussions about the proposed FIFA Club competition will be discussed when the Council meets at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Moscow, Russia. The tournament decides who becomes the best club in the world. He explained that no fresh championships can be created before 2024. Uefa will collect €12 billion during the current four-year cycle.
Eagles, formerly seventh in Africa, are now ranked sixth in the continent.
The move, according to various sceptics, is aimed at strengthening Infantino's presidential candidature for a second term ahead of the elections next year.