The FIFA Congress voted overwhelmingly, 134-65 and with only one neutral vote, to support the three-nation joint bid which had been in the lead in the run-up to the vote.
The ‘United 2026’ bid was selected by Fifa member nations, winning 134 votes compared to 65 for Morocco.
The 2026 tournament will be the biggest World Cup ever held – with 48 teams playing 80 matches over 34 days
All 211 Member Associations of FIFA will vote at the body’s 68th Congress in the Russian capital to choose between African candidate, Morocco, and the joint bid of the USA, Canada and Mexico
In an unprecedented show of continental unity, the joint bid, if successful, would be the first finals held in North America since the US hosted the 1994 tournament.
“We actually have four different bills. Unless it [the bill] includes a wall, and I mean a wall, a real wall, and unless it includes very strong border security, there will be no approvals from me, because I have to either approve it or not,” Trump told Fox News.
FIFA said in a statement that it had received one bid from Morocco and a joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Moreno stated this when he led a delegation to visit the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hajiya Khadijat Abba-Ibrahim, in her office in Abuja
The debate on immigration will be a pivotal issue in Washington in early 2018 ahead of midterm congressional elections in November.
On one of the worst nights in American soccer history, if not the worst, the US slumped to an ugly 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago
Tuesday marks one week since the 7.1 magnitude quake struck around lunchtime, killing 326 people, damaging 11,000 homes, and leading to a outpouring of civilian volunteers to aid and comfort the victims.
The earthquake caused extensive damage to Mexico City, leveling at least 44 buildings, including homes, schools and office buildings, according to President Enrique Pena Nieto, who did a flyover of the city Tuesday afternoon
Rescue workers are searching for survivors buried under rubble and officials warn the death toll may rise
“Osorio used insulting words towards the match officials while displaying an aggressive attitude towards them during the match for third-place against Portugal,” a FIFA statement said on Friday.
In the playoff match for third-place at the Spartak Stadium, Portugal looked to be weaker in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and in the face of El Tri’s, sweeping wing play
The Mexican Embassy, Deputy Head of Mission, Rodrigo Tenorio, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria
Russia took the lead in the 25th minute when Alexandr Erokhin missed his kick in the centre of the box but still had time to lay the ball off for Aleksandr Samedov to net the opener
Portugal looked set for a late win when Cedric Soares scored with a deflected shot in the 86th minute, but Hector Moreno equalized for Mexico with a header in stoppage time
Dennis Van Vaerenbergh opened the scoring for the Belgians before a Ricardo Marin penalty levelled matters moments later, with Dante Vanzeir’s wonderful chip cancelled out by Francisco Venegas’s late leveller
Nigeria head to Vina Del Mar on Sunday for an all-African final against continental champions, Mali, while Mexico will face off against Belgium in the match for third place earlier the same day