Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Mexico Bows Out of 2018, 2022 World Cup Races

Citing concerns about its economy and the country's internal infrastructure needs, Mexico has withdrawn its bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

"The decision is based on two factors, the world economic situation and the investment needs in (our own) infrastructure and (that of) third parties,"' Femexfut general secretary Decio de Maria said.

Mexico withdraw from race for 2018 and 2022
September 30, 2009