UNITED BID HOPES FOR HISTORIC DAY AS VOTE FOR RIGHT TO HOST 2026 FIFA WORLD CUP TAKES PLACE WEDNESDAY MORNING
June 12, 2018
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OTTAWA (June 12, 2018) - The United Bid representing Canada, Mexico and the United States hopes to make history when the vote to determine hosting rights for the 2026 FIFA World Cup takes place as part of the 68 th FIFA Congress on Wednesday, June 13, at the Moscow Expo Center.
As the 12th item on the agenda of the Congress, the vote by the Member Associations of FIFA is expected to take place between 5-7 a.m. ET on Wednesday morning.
About the United Bid Committee
The United Bid Committee was created by the National Federations of Canada, Mexico and the United States to manage the bidding process for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™.
About The 2026 FIFA World Cup™
The 2026 FIFA World Cup™ will be the first tournament with the expanded 48-team format and will require world-class facilities and infrastructure to ensure a successful tournament. The United Bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States is uniquely suited to accommodate FIFA's high-level standards for hosting a FIFA World Cup™. If the United Bid is selected by FIFA as the host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™, up to 16 Host Cities will be selected as venues for games. Canada, Mexico and the United States also have a long and successful history as hosts - 13 FIFA World Cups™ have been hosted in Canada, Mexico and the United States, five of which have set attendance records.