After considering separate bids for the 2026 World Cup, the federations that govern soccer in Mexico, Canada and the United States chose to launch a cooperative effort to host the tournament in April 2017.
The FIFA Congress held its annual meeting the day before the start of the World Cup to vote on whether the USA -led bid or the Morocco bid will get to host the soccer tournament.
The North American bid collected 134 votes to the 65 for Morocco. Thank you for entrusting us with the privilege of hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2026.
The vote, which occurred a day before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation, is also the first time three nations have been selected to co-host a Cup and the first time it will be played in North America since the United States hosted in 1994.
Every one of FIFA's 200-plus members holds a single vote, and regions tend to vote in blocks.
FIFA's World Cup soccer is coming to Canada, but Vancouver is not among the host cities after B.C. backed out of the bid for the games earlier this year.
On Wednesday morning in Moscow, Russia, the 68th FIFA Congress awarded the 2026 FIFA World Cup to the United North American bid, submitted by Canada, the United States and Mexico.
The country has competed in just one World Cup in its history, qualifying for the 1986 tournament and failing to collect a single point from three matches.
Five times they have bid, and five times they have been overlooked - Morocco are perhaps destined to never host a World Cup. "Our cities are ready to host today", said John Kristick, executive director of the United Bid Committee.
Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo, reporting from NY, said: "While the official name of the bid is United 2026, the three potential host nations are right now anything but united".
The "United Bid" calls for the U.S.to host 60 matches, including all games from the quarter-finals through to the final.
The United States was defeated in the final round of voting to determine the 2022 World Cup host.
Listed below are the countries that placed votes for Morocco and North America. As a host country, Canada will be allowed to play in the 2026 games. Russia's head of World Cup security estimated last week that 105 representatives from 30 countries have confirmed involvement in the cooperation center, a number he expects to grow by opening day.
The 2026 World Cup will expand to 48 teams from 32, and will feature a new format of 16 round-robin groups of three teams with the top two from each pool advancing to a 32-nation knockout round.
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