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KNVB agree on Morocco for the organization world cup 2026

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The KNVB supports the bid of Morocco for the organisation of the world cup of 2026. The African country is preferred over a combined bid of the United States, Canada and Mexico.

The to FIFA affiliated unions vote Wednesday on a conference in Moscow for the allocation of the world cup of 2026. A day later to start the world cup with a duel between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

The KNVB sets Tuesday in a statement that the bondsbestuur unanimously behind the candidacy of Morocco has gathered.

“We feel connected with Africa, and Morocco,” says back Michael of Prague from Russia. “We want to give something back for all the beautiful things Africa and Morocco our Dutch football in the past few years have brought.”

“We show this gratitude for what Mike Obiku, Nwankwo Kanu, Kalusha Bwalya, Karim El Ahmadi, Hakim Ziyech, Ibrahim Afellay and all the other players with African roots in us soccer have shown,” said the KNVB-chairman.

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The bond is expected, however, that in Morocco, the tournament also actually within. The KNVB states that on the basis of objective research in the combined United 26′-bid, the most likely seems to have.

“However, by choosing the KNVB for Morocco”, said secretary-general Gijs de Jong. “We choose it also for loyalty to be an important part of our Dutch society, namely in Morocco, rooted community.”

To the allocation of the world cup of 2018 (Russia) and 2022 (Qatar) is much to do. In particular, to the organisation of the world cup in Qatar is much to do. The country receives a lot of criticism for the poor would be with workers.


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