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Morocco lose out as North America win 2026 World Cup bid

North America will welcome the world for the 2026 Fifa World Cup. The tourney will be jointly hosted by The United States, Canada and Mexico after beating bid rival Morocco.

The United Bid received 134 votes, Morocco received 65 votes while one country voted for neither at Fifa‘s Congress held on Wednesday.

How they voted

A total of 210 members were present and eligible to vote but seven abstained: the four countries directly involved (USA, Canada, Mexico and Morocco) and three US-governed territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa and the US Virgin Islands).

The members were prompted to vote electronically and had 15 seconds to cast their ballots.



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