14 June 2018

Africa: FIFA Awards 2026 World Cup to Canada, Mexico, US Joint Bid

Football's governing body has awarded the 2026 World Cup to a joint hosting bid by Canada, Mexico and the United States. FIFA member countries voted 134-65 in favor of the three-nation group over runner-up Morocco.

President Donald Trump praised the selection for the 2026 World Cup.The 2018 World Cup begins Thursday with host Russia playing Saudi Arabia. The 2022 tournament will take place in Qatar.

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