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FIFA Club World Cup
FIFA Council votes for the introduction of a revamped FIFA Club World Cup
Pilot edition of the 24-team tournament to be organised in June/July 2021
Overhauled competition to occupy the international match calendar slot that corresponded to the FIFA Confederations Cup
The FIFA Council approved the establishment of a new landmark club competition: a revamped, 24-team FIFA Club World Cup, the pilot edition of which will be held in June and July 2021. The decision was taken today, during the ninth meeting of FIFA’s strategic and decision-making body, in Miami. There were 25 votes in favour of and seven against the proposal.
The revamped FIFA Club World Cup will be played during the international match calendar slot that corresponded to the FIFA Confederations Cup. In the 2021 pilot edition, the 24 teams will be split into eight groups of three teams each, with the group winners to qualify for the quarter-finals in a knockout format.
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