Uruguay, Argentina to announce joint 2030 World Cup bid

Posted on Aug 22 2017 - 8:56am by admin

Uruguay and Argentina will formally launch their joint bid for the 2030 World Cup next week at a ceremony involving the united states’s two leaders, Uruguay President Tabare Vazquez mentioned on Monday.

Vazquez stated the formal announcement of the bid would happen right through a discuss with to Uruguay by Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri on August 30.

The transfer coincides with Uruguay’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in opposition to Argentina in Montevideo on August 31.

The joint bid between the two South American neighbours had long been signaled.

Uruguay, the hosts of the inaugural World Cup in 1930, is hoping to win the rights to the tournament with Argentina to mark the centenary of the experience.

both Uruguay and Argentina have received the world Cup twice sooner than, with Uruguay taking the inaugural tournament and once more in 1950.

Argentina received the tournament in 1978 on dwelling soil, and once more in Mexico in 1986.

South the usa last staged the world Cup in Brazil in 2014 and any bid for 2030 is prone to face stiff competitors from the Asian region, the place China is expected to be the entrance-runner to stage the finals.

the next World Cup takes situation in Russia, with Qatar staging the event in 2022.

A joint united states-Mexico-Canada bid is the favourite to win the 2026 match, with just one different united states, Morocco, up to now expressing an passion in coming into the bidding race. (AFP)

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