14 June 2018

United States, Mexico and Canada Win Right to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

United States, Mexico and Canada Win Right to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup


The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations in Moscow.

The North American bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65 in the ballot at a FIFA Congress held in Moscow. Football’s showpiece event will return to the North American continent for the first time since 1994 when the United States hosted the tournament.

Source- The Hindu

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018-
  • Russia is the host country for FIFA World Cup 2018.
  • Qatar will host the next FIFA World Cup in 2022. 

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