Morocco Launches Official Bid to Host 2026 World Cup

Saturday 1438/11/20 - 2017/08/12
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Rabat, Dhu-AlQa'dah 20, 1438, Aug 12, 2017, SPA -- Morocco has launched its bid to host the World Cup in 2026, said the Royal Moroccan Football Federation, RMFF, the country's football association, on Friday, WAM reported citing DPA.
In a short statement posted online, the RMFF confirmed that it had submitted its application to the football world governing body, FIFA, by the official deadline of 11th August,
The host of the 2026 World Cup will be selected at next year's FIFA Congress, as the governing body has rejected a joint request by the United States, Canada and Mexico for their bid to be fast-tracked for approval, it added.
-- SPA
04:17 LOCAL TIME 01:17 GMT