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Saudi Arabia only bidder for 2034 World Cup: FIFA

By AFP

October 31, 2023 09:49 PM


 

Saudi Arabia is in line to host the 2034 World Cup after FIFA announced on Tuesday that the kingdom was the only bidder for the tournament.

The decision will be ratified officially at the end of the year, providing all of the technical criteria are met.

Saudi Arabia, which has invested heavily in football as well as Formula One and golf, is set to take over from an unprecedented tricontinental line-up for the 2030 event, which will be shared between Spain, Portugal and Morocco, with three matches in South America.


AFP


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