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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Europe Seeks Filled Cup

STOCKHOLM () -- UEFA has decided to demand three more places for European countries at the 1998 World Cup finals, which are being increased from 24 to 32 teams.

European soccer's governing body decided Thursday to present a request to FIFA, who are responsible for the World Cup, to increase their number of places from 12 to 15, including hosts France.