Two of the more pressing issues on the docket? It will also be the first tournament to be hosted by three countries, Goal reported. Matches in Mexico will be played in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara; games in Canada will be played in Toronto, Montreal, and Edmonton, according to Pro Soccer Talk. The split of potential venues reflects that breakdown.
The exact cities that will host games is something that will be decided in the coming years.
Portland was not chosen as one of the finalists to host World Cup matches.
The 87,000-capacity MetLife Stadium outside NY - home of the NFL's Giants and Jets - is proposed for the final. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a proposed semifinal site, as is AT&T Stadium outside of Dallas.
The 87,000-capacity MetLife Stadium outside NY is proposed for the final. Eleven of the 23 stadiums under consideration - including Commonwealth Stadium and Olympic Stadium - have artificial surfaces.
"It's a tremendous day", Shanks told Maria Bartiromo on "Mornings with Maria" on Wednesday.
According to Federation Internationale de Football Association insiders, Morocco have received a late boost to their hopes with the expectation that four United States territories will abstain from the voting on Wednesday (today) despite Ghana's absence. It speaks to the quality of the facilities we have. "We tried very hard to get assurances and raised our concerns". And again, Carlos was talking about it, there's going to be some disappointments, unfortunately.
The World Cup will expand to 48 teams and 80 games for 2026 and the USA will stage 60 of those matches.
Much of that, of course, comes from the well-established economy and corporate structure in the United States, which is already set up to handle all aspects of a massive event like a World Cup.
"FIFA will make those decisions in 2020-2021".
What time is the World Cup on and where can I watch it in Hong Kong? That's the spirit of the World Cup.
The other African defectors were Benin, Botswana, the Cape Verde Islands, Lesotho, Liberia, Namibia and Sierra Leone and, although mathematically their loss was not decisive, the prospect of a failure to get Africa solidly behind Morocco's bid did damage its cause, officials added.
Nashville has recently hosted World Cup Qualifying matches and CONCACAF Gold Cup matches.
For Morocco, it was the fifth time it had bid for the hosting rights to the football World Cup, calling it "the dream of a nation".