March 2, 2024

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The KNVB expects the US and Mexico to withdraw to host the 2027 World Cup

The KNVB expects the US and Mexico to withdraw to host the 2027 World Cup

The KNVB is seriously considering the fact that the USA and Mexico will withdraw as candidates to host the Women’s World Cup in 2027, General Gijs de Jong told Zeist. About two weeks ago, South Africa informed FIFA that it was canceling the World Cup. If the U.S. and Mexico withdraw, the KNVB (along with the German and Belgian soccer associations) will be the only competitor with Brazil.

“Brazil, like the other candidate organizer, is moving full speed ahead,” said De Jong, who sees little movement in the U.S. and Mexico and is counting on a short-term or slightly long-term cancellation. “That’s purely my assessment. It’s an incredible amount of work. The US and Mexico will host the men’s World Cup in 2026 and the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028. ‘The Hungry Caterpillar’ film. .”

The KNVB and the German and Belgian football associations will submit physical documents to FIFA in Zurich on Thursday. The World Cup will be presented on May 17 at the FIFA World Cup in Bangkok.

With South Africa now out of the system, De Jong wants to focus mainly on African countries in the future. They will vote for South Africa and now have to make another choice. “Now it’s important to see how we can reach those countries. Their voice will become important.”

Source: ANP