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2030 centenary World Cup should be in South America

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The South American Soccer Confederation (CONMEBOL) believes FIFA can be making a mistake to not award the 2030 World Cup to a joint bid from Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile, the regional governing physique mentioned at its 76th Congress on Friday.

With the slogan “Juntos” (collectively) and the promise of a “Centenary Cup,” CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominguez referred to as on FIFA to award the World Cup to the continent the place it started.

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“Let’s not make the error that the Olympic Video games product of not giving Athens the 1996 venue. We’ve got to have the Centenary World Cup right here, to honour historical past,” he mentioned.

“[FIFA President Gianni] Infantino I wish to attraction to you to discover a technique to rejoice 100 years of the World Cup in South America. It is not the 2030 Cup, it is the Centenary Cup,” Dominguez added.

The joint bid of the South American international locations goals to rejoice the one hundredth anniversary of the World Cup after the primary event was held in Uruguay in 1930.

Morocco introduced earlier this month that it’s going to be a part of Spain and Portugal in three-way bid to stage the 2030 World Cup.

FIFA evaluates the bids and makes a shortlist of candidates earlier than the hosts are chosen in a members’ vote at its Congress.

FIFA mentioned the vote will seemingly be in September 2024.

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