North America beat Morocco to 2026 World Cup hosting rights

The World Cup heads to North America in 2026 to be jointly hosted by The United States, Canada and Mexico after beating bid rival Morocco. The United Bid received 134 votes, Morocco received 65 votes while one country voted for…

WATCH LIVE: Fifa decides 2026 World Cup host

The Fifa Congress is underway to vote on who will host the 2026 World Cup. More than 200 voters, representing each of Fifa’s members, are set to choose between Morocco or North America. The U.S. is leading a joint United…

Trump threatens countries who don’t back US World Cup bid

U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold support from nations who don’t back the joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup. Morocco also has bid to host soccer’s showcase. The Fifa…

Fifa secretary general reported to ethics chiefs over World Cup bid

One of Fifa’s most senior executives, Fatma Samoura, has been reported to the organisation’s powerful ethics committee. Samoura, who was appointed secretary general of football’s world governing body by its president Gianni Infantino in 2016, is accused of alleged breaches…

48-team World Cup: Fifa proposes nine slots for Africa

Football’s governing body, Fifa has proposed nine slots to Africa for the expanded 48-team World Cup in 2026. This is part of a proposal by the Fifa Bureau announced on Thursday. It includes an automatic place for Oceania, 16 places…

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