Thursday, March 19, 2009

Bids in to Host 2018 and 2022 World Cups

Eleven bids representing 13 countries were submitted by the March 16 deadline to vie for hosting duties of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. FIFA will choose the hosts for the events in December 2010.

"Applications for both tournaments were received by yesterday’s deadline from Australia, England, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Russia and the U.S., along with joint bids from Belgium- Netherlands and Spain-Portugal, soccer governing body FIFA said on its Web site."

March 17, 2009