Morocco will join Spain and Portugal in the race to 2030

Morocco will join Spain and Portugal in the race to 2030

World Cup | The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, announced on Tuesday that the country will join the joint bid of Spain and Portugal to host the 2030 edition of the football World Cup.

In a message from the monarch, read during the Confederation of African Football Award of Excellence, in Rwanda, and which was reproduced by the Moroccan news agency “MAP”, the king highlighted that it will be the candidacy of the union “between Africa and Europe , between the north and south of the Mediterranean and between the African, Arab and Euro-Mediterranean worlds”.

“It will also be a candidacy that will bring together the best of both parties, and the demonstration of an alliance of genius, creativity, experience and resources”, says Mohammed VI.

The king said he wanted to make football in Morocco “a platform for success and sustainable human development”

“As well as being a passion and the expression of creative talent, football is a vision of the future, a long-term commitment, efficient and transparent governance, and an investment in infrastructure and human capital,” said the monarch.

Mohammed VI also recalled in the message that Moroccan football stood out in the most recent edition of the World Cup, by finishing in fourth place, in addition to having hosted the Club World Championship this year.

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