The Canadian city of Montreal has resigned as one of the Canadian stadiums for the 2026 FIFA World Cup to be jointly organized by Canada, the United States and Mexico, as announced today by FIFA, which I thanked nonetheless for its participation in the process. .
“The Canadian Football Association has informed FIFA of the decision of the City of Montreal to withdraw from the selection process for the host country for the 2026 World Cup,” FIFA announced.
“We thank Montreal for their participation and all relevant stakeholders for their efforts,” he added.
The global football governing body held virtual sessions at the beginning of the year to continue the selection process and its goal is to visit the World Cup candidate venues between September and November of this year to finalize the process during 2022.
The Canadian Football Association reported that the cities following this process are Edmonton, Alberta and Toronto.
FIFA needs to exclude the candidate stadiums for the World Cup, from 23 to 16, where the United States will have 10 stadiums, Canada and Mexico the rest.
The Mexican headquarters will be Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey, while in the United States, 17 cities will appear as headquarters of which seven will be disposed of, and today the list consists of Atlanta, San Francisco, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Philadelphia, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York, Orlando, Seattle, and Washington.
The triple stadium was chosen on June 13, 2018, during the FIFA 68 Conference in Moscow, Russia, the first time that FIFA had awarded a place to three countries to host the tournament.
Also, the first World Cup with 48 selection in the beautiful stage, with 16 combinations of three knockout teams which will start in the round of 32. & # 8203; (Tillam)