October 26, 2018 / 11:11 AM / in 17 days

Soccer-FIFA set up task force over new tournament plans

KIGALI, Oct 26 (Reuters) - FIFA have set up a task force to examine president Gianni Infantino’s plans for a new Club World Cup and Global Nations League, a member of the FIFA Council told Reuters after a meeting on Friday.

“On the question of Club World Cup and the Nations League we decided to build a task force to have more information, to share different views on this topic from club leagues and national associations,” a member of the FIFA council, who declined to be identified as he was not authorised to speak, told Reuters.

Infantino’s plans had been opposed by the major European club leagues.

Reporting by Simon Evans; editing by Clare Fallon

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