The Iberian bid to organize the 2030 Football World Cup will have a new “partner”. This Tuesday, myMinister of Education and Sports Morocco, Chakib Benmoussa, announced, during FIFA Congress, which takes place in Rwanda, that the country will join Portugal and Spain in the proposal to host the tournament.
“This joint bid, which is unprecedented in the history of football, will bring together Africa and Europe, the north and south of the Mediterranean, but also the African, Arab and Euro-Mediterranean worlds. us, with a combination of genius, creativity, experience and means,” he said during the meeting.
The Moroccan official comes to confirm what, until now, was nothing more than a commented hypothesis behind the scenes of football and conveyed by some press. In view of the suspension of the president of the Football Federation of Ukraine, Andrii Pavelko, suspected of corruption, the partnership with Ukraine has been called into question and the two Iberian nations have found in the “neighboring” federation of Morocco a new ally in the candidacy.