Saturday, 23 June, 2018

USA, Canada and Mexico to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

USA, Canada and Mexico to host football World Cup 2026 World Cup 2026: Edmonton likely to host matches, as North America wins bid
Kenny Thornton | 14 June, 2018, 07:02

Edmonton is part of the winning bid to host the men's 2026 FIFA World Cup but getting teams on the actual turf at Commonwealth Stadium is not a guarantee.

Of the 211 Fifa member nations, 200 cast a vote at the 68th Fifa Congress in Moscow on Wednesday, with the winners needing a majority of 104. None of the US, Canada or Mexico work all that often with their AFC counterparts, but the United Bid team sensed an opportunity in the region. "We were victorious today in Moscow we look forward to hosting the 2026 World Cup in North America and to receiving you and many of your fans and citizens in 2026", Cordeiro added.

It marks the fifth time the North African country has failed to secure the right to host the worldwide football tournament.

FIFA's World Cup soccer is coming to Canada, but Vancouver is not among the host cities after B.C. backed out of the bid for the games earlier this year.

The event will be the first to feature 48 teams, up from the current 32-team tournament, which begins on Thursday.

The former Bayern Munich defender says there have been too many instances to suggest African teams lack the discipline to thrive when they have faced the best sides in the world. There was no professional league, numerous national team players came from New Jersey and California, watching live professional games from Europe was almost impossible, and the World Cup ratings from 1990 in Italy were miniscule.

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The loss is Morocco's fifth in a World Cup bidding process after previous tries in 1994, 1998, 2006 and 2010.

Shanks is gearing up for this year's tournament in Moscow, which will be broadcast in the U.S.by Fox Sports, and will take place in 11 cities across Russian Federation.

In the United Kingdom (UK), the game can be watched live on ITV or streamed live online using the ITV Player. The trio visited over 150 countries in the buildup to the vote, making individualized pitches to federations at home in North and Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Asia, Europe, Oceania and even Africa, where they managed to steal a few votes from some of Morocco's fellow CAF members.

Portland was not chosen as one of the finalists to host World Cup matches. Not to speak of the over 7 billion people in all continents of the globe, who are following this great football event on their TV screens, Saudi Press Agency said Wednesday.

The U.S. metro areas in the running are Atlanta (Mercedes-Benz Stadium), Baltimore (M&T Bank Stadium), Boston (Gillette Stadium), Cincinnati (Paul Brown Stadium), Dallas (AT&T Stadium), Denver (Sports Authority Field), Houston (NRG Stadium), Kansas City (Arrowhead Stadium), Los Angeles (Rose Bowl and the new National Football League stadium), Miami (Hard Rock Stadium), Nashville (Nissan Stadium), New York (MetLife Stadium), Orlando (Camping World Stadium), Philadelphia (Lincoln Financial Field), San Jose (Levi's Stadium), Seattle (Century Link Field) and Washington (FedEx Field).

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