FIFA members have voted unanimously to expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams, but how will the revamped tournament work and who will benefit?

World football governing body, FIFA, on Tuesday voted unanimously to expand the World Cup from its current 32 teams to 48.

The best eleven players in each position for 2016 were selected by players' vote organized by international union FIFPro and announced at FIFA Football Awards 2016 ceremony held at the Swiss TV studio in Zurich, Switzerland, Monday night.

Portugal and Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, claimed his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday, after a scintillating 2016 where he won both major European titles.

*Argentina Named Team Of The Year
The Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped one spot from 50th to 51st in the final FIFA world ranking of 2016, but ended the year in the top 10 teams in Africa.

Amidst corruption allegation and mismanagement of funds, the General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has endorsed its president, Amaju Pinnick for a top post at the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung has ordered a full audit of the finances of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Monday lost his appeal against a six-year ban from football at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The Super Eagles will play friendly games against Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire as part of preparations for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon next year, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick said.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria jumped up to 50th in the latest FIFA Ranking released by the world football governing body on Thursday.

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