Morocco has officially joined Spain and Portugal’s candidacy, giving the three nations a shot at hosting the 2030 FIFA World Cup.
King Muhammad VI monarch Morocco the country announced this Tuesday Announced with Spain and Portugal In a joint bid to host the 2030 Soccer World Cup.
In a message from the king published by the Moroccan news agency MAP after the CAF Excellence Award was presented in Rwanda, Mohammed VI stressed his candidacy for 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, according to the message, be a candidature that brings together the best of both parties and demonstrates an alliance of genius, creativity, experience and resources.”
The text was read by Morocco’s Minister of Education and Sports. Chakib Benmusa at the delivery in Kigali (Rwanda) of the aforementioned 2022 award to the King and Rwandan President Paul Kagame, an award that Mohammed VI sees as “a tribute to African talent and its dazzling youth.”
The king has vowed to make football a “vehicle for success and sustainable human development” in Morocco. Because “besides being a passion and an expression of creative talent, football is also a vision of the future, a long-term commitment, efficient and transparent governance, infrastructure and human capital. investment”.
In his message, Mohammed VI recalled Moroccan football honoring Africa at the final World Cup in Qatar in 2022. 4th place, honoring the values of “Perseverance” and “Self-Improvement” .
And he said, “Beyond words, the Kingdom of Morocco, which hosted the last FIFA Club World Cup, has once again shown that resources, infrastructure and experience, especially in football, are available to any African country that wants to. It is also about using young people as leverage for hope and growth.”
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