The Corinthians can return to the World Club Championship in the event of a title in South America
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Last March, FIFA released a new format for the World Cup in the club. Starting in 2021, the tournament will be played every four years with 24 clubs. In this way, South America will have six places in the match. This can directly affect the Corinthians.
This is because Context still does not define how to split these vacancies. Or rather, two of them. Of the six holes, four will be filled by the Copa Libertadores champions. The other two then, tend to be with whom they won the South American Cup.
But, peacefully, there will be four champions in four years, right? Well, the continent's confederation plans to hold a small tournament among the South American champions to see who promotes the World Cup – according to journalist Marcel Rico, of Sports, the format of this match has not yet been defined.
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If the measure is approved, the Independent, Argentina and Atletico Paranaense will already be guaranteed in the tournament with the place of the World Cup. There is a possibility to define waves in knockout matches at a neutral stage.
Timao, worth mentioning, is still alive in the Cup of South America this season. In the first phase, the Alvingrera team sent races from Argentina, and awaits a draw to know who will be their next opponent.
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