(WFI) The Moroccan candidacy for 2026 denounces late notification for new criteria to host the World Cup
(ATR) FIFA president Gianni Infantino has promised a “fair and transparent” World Cup bidding race. FIFA President Gianni Infantino (Getty Images) World football’s governing body said it had received official bid dossiers from the two 2026 bidders – a joint application from the U.S., Canada and Mexico and one from Morocco. The five-member 2026 bid
(WFI) The United States, Mexico and Canada are looking for ways to blunt building momentum for Morocco.
(ATR) The 2012 host will again after the tournament was stripped from Morocco.
Nov. 11 – The Confederation of African Football is reviewing “some applications” from countries willing to replace Morocco, who were today expelled from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after failing to deliver on hosting promises.
Oct. 16 – INSIDER is told that South African football officials will hold an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss whether to accept an offer to replace Morocco as Africa Cup of Nations hosts. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 14 – The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations will be played as scheduled, despite the hosts fears about the Ebola virus.
April 16 – Also: Croatia re-elects Davor Suker as president.
March 27 – Also: The president of the Swedish FA gets a third term … Morocco tightens its laws at FIFA’s urging.
August 29 – Tottenham’s Gareth Bale close to sealing his dream move to Real Madrid, but Carlo Ancelotti won’t take command of Welshman until Sept. 11… UEFA bans Fenerbahce for match-fixing… Moroccan international gets provisional suspension… More inside.