The ten members of the overall South American football federation, FIFA asked for on the wereldtitelstrijd of Qatar in 2022 all 48 countries to let them be.
The world cup 2022 will take place in Qatar
The expansion is scheduled for 2026. On the approaching world cup, Russia 32 countries. The request is via an open letter to FIFA president Gianni Infantino ended up in.
South America may in the current structure, five countries subscribe. That would, in the case of 48 participants presumably one more, or sixty percent of the South American contenders. “Think big”, was the advice to Infantino.
Where the world cup of 2026 will be held is not yet known. Morocco has applied and there is a joint ‘bid’ of the United States, Canada and Mexico.