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Sports NewsAlert: Canada to co-host 2026 World Cup

14:15  13 june  2018
14:15  13 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

North American bid comes out ahead of Morocco in World Cup inspections

  North American bid comes out ahead of Morocco in World Cup inspections The North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has outscored Morocco following inspections, with FIFA on Friday labeling the North African proposal "high risk" in three areas.The joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico scored four out of five, while Morocco scored 2.7 following FIFA inspections.

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Here's the announcement of the United 2026 bid winning the rights to host the World Cup in eight yearspic.twitter.com/CwkCtn2d2v.

Officials, supporting the joint bid of United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, take part in a presentation during the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow, Russia June 13, 2018. © Sergei Karpukhin Officials, supporting the joint bid of United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, take part in a presentation during the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow, Russia June 13, 2018. MOSCOW - Canada has won the right to co-host the 2026 World Cup.

FIFA's member associations have voted in favour of the joint North American bid by Canada, the U.S. and Mexico over that of Morocco. The vote took place Wednesday at the FIFA Congress in Moscow.

The current blueprint calls for Canada and Mexico to stage 10 games each with the U.S. hosting 60. But that is not carved in stone.

Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal would serve as Canadian host cities for the men's soccer showcase, expanded to 48 teams for the 2026 tournament.

Morocco has now lost five bid campaigns.

More coming.

Canadian Olympic session endorses Calgary bid for 2026 Games .
Canadian Olympic session endorses Calgary bid for 2026 GamesA COC Session voted unanimously to approve Calgary's candidature, the Olympic Committee said in a statement.

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