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World Cup 2026: Morocco confirms it will bid to host tournament

From BBC - August 11, 2017

The Moroccan Football Federation has announced it will bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

The deadline for countries to express their intention to bid to host the tournament is Friday, at which point Fifa will confirm the bidders.

The United States, Canada and Mexico announced in April that they intend to put forward a joint bid.

The World Cup has only been hosted once in Africa - in South Africa in 2010 - and this will be Morocco's fifth bid.

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