FIFA emphasizes that allocation of 2026 World Cup is fair
The allocation of the 2026 World Cup will be fair and transparent. Gianni Infantino, president of FIFA, has emphasized this once again. The football association has changed the rules so that corruption is a thing of the past.
When the 2018 World Cup was awarded to Russia and the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, many rumors of corruption and bribery circulated. Sepp Blatter, president of FIFA at the time, had to resign because of the scandals and will no longer be allowed to interfere in football in the coming years.
Infantino said about the 2026 World Cup that the rules have been adjusted so that standards of ethics , sustainability and human rights are respected. The host country will also have to indicate how they deal with human rights, working conditions and the fact that 48 countries are participating for the first time.
Announcement on 13 June 2018
On 13 June 2018, the host country of the football event will be announced. This is one day before the kick-off of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The only candidates are Morocco and Mexico, Canada and the US combined.
All 211 members of FIFA will be allowed to vote on that day, and all these votes will be made public. FIFA wants there to be no doubt about the allocation of future World Championships.Read all news »
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The allocation of the 2026 World Cup will be fair and transparent. Gianni Infantino, president of FIFA, has emphasized this once again.
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