FIFA POSTPONES 2026 WORLD CUP BID PROCESS

The bidding process for the 2026 World Cup has been suspended by Fifa in light of recent allegations of corruption.

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Secretary General Jerome Valcke confirmed the decision about who will host the tournmane, which had been scheduled for Fifa congress in May 2017, has now been put on ice.

However, Valcke said plans were on track for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and that there had been nothing in the bidding process to conclude it was not in line with the regulations.

England had been favourites to win hosting rights for the tournament before it was awarded to the Russians.

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One Response to FIFA POSTPONES 2026 WORLD CUP BID PROCESS

  1. Hosting Reply

    October 16, 2016 at 3:27 am

    Both nations should now be able to take part in the qualifying tournament for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, although it is still uncertain if Kosovans currently playing for other nations will be able to play for their homeland.

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