Amidst preparation for the 2022 World competitors in Qatar, FIFA has launched hosts cities for the 2026 World Cup video games.
The replace launched by the soccer governing physique exhibits that the 2026 video games could be co-hosted by three nations together with america, Canada, and Mexico, Naija Information reviews.
The listing of host cities was revealed in a ceremony in New York on Thursday.
Sixteen cities throughout the three nations have been authorised to host the biggest World Cup ever with 48 groups, increasing from its present format of 32.
The US has Kansas Metropolis, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, New York/New Jersey, Boston, Seattle, Philadelphia, Miami, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
Whereas Mexico has Guadalajara, Monterrey, and Mexico Metropolis, Canada can be represented by simply two cities, Toronto and Vancouver.
Beneath is the listing of the co-host cities as confirmed on FIFA’s official Twitter web page.
- Kansas Metropolis
- Los Angeles
- Mexico Metropolis
- New York / New Jersey
- San Francisco Bay Space
In the meantime, Nigerian footballer and Tremendous Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has shared the identical sentiments with the coach about successful the AFCON subsequent 12 months.
Recall that Nigeria couldn’t qualify for the 2022 World Cup. Talking, nonetheless, on the press convention, the captain stated himself and the gamers are prepared to realize the aim of the brand new supervisor.
He stated, “His first communicate with the gamers is to win the AFCON. With what he got here in and if we proceed doing what he needs us to do, we are going to obtain the objectives he set for us [sic]
“We’ve performed three video games underneath him and we’re very fast to grasp what he needs us to play.
He promised Nigeria a greater sport with the great pitch in Morocco. “As you’ll be able to see, now we have pitch right here and we are going to see a unique Tremendous Eagles”.