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Morocco submits bid book in Zurich and Unveils its FIFA World Cup Bid — Conferences and Conventions

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Morocco submitted their 2026 FIFA World Cup bid book to Zurich and will unveil this Saturday March 17 the plans for its bid to organize the 2026 FIFA World Cup .

The chairman of the Moroccan candidacy, Moulay Hafid Elalamy, will outline  at a press conference in Casablanca details of his country’s financing resources as well as the infrastructure projects that will accompany the construction of the new stadiums for the football event.

The competition will take place in 12 Moroccan cities with the participation of 48 teams. For a FIFA World Cup, the host country must be equipped with stadiums with a capacity of 40,000 for pool matches, 60,000 for the semifinal games, and 80,000 for the final match.

Morocco is planning to build six 40,000-seat stadiums, in addition to a 100,000-seat stadium in Casablanca.

Morocco’s bid is competing against a joint North American effort involving the USA, Canada and Mexico.

About Collins Okinyo

Appointed by CAF President Dr.Ahmad as CAF Media Expert. An expert on African football with over 13 years experience ,always with an ear to the ground with indepth knowledge of the game. I have worked for top publications including 7 years at www.supersport.com until i founded www.soka25east.com to quench the thirst of football lovers across the continent. I have trained young upcoming journalists who are now a voice in African football.I have covered World Cup,AFCON,CHAN,Champions League,Confederations Cup,Cecafa,Cosafa,Wafu and many other football tournaments across the World. Founder Football Africa Arena(FAA),Founder www.afrisportdigital.com

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