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USA,Canada and Mexico joint bid to host FIFA World Cup 2026

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The U.S., Canada and Mexico have won their joint bid to host soccer’s World Cup in 2026.

The members of FIFA, the sport’s governing body, voted on the proposal as well as a rival Moroccan bid Wednesday in Moscow.
The North American bid got 134 votes, ahead of Morocco’s 65. One FIFA member voted for neither.

Branded United 2026, the North American bid’s venues would be selected from among a total 23 stadiums that exist or already are under construction, including three each in Mexico and Canada. Sixteen of the U.S. stadiums are home to NFL teams.

The United States has hosted the tournament once before in 1994, with Brazil winning the final at the Pasadena Rose Bowl near Los Angeles.

The American cities that could potentially host games are:Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York/New Jersey, Orlando, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Washington.

Canada’s venues will be in Edmonton, Montreal and Toronto, while the Mexican potential host cities are Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterrey.

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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