FIFA announced Friday that the decision for who will host the 2026 World Cup will be made in May 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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FIFA has confirmed the date of the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar, and more news from around the world of soccer.
Monday Kickoff: Blatter tells Qatar to improve work conditions; Ukraine pres calls for boycott of Russian World Cup; and more
Sepp Blatter has called on Qatar to continue to improve work conditions, while Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has stated his belief in a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
CONMEBOL are set to back Sepp Blatter in the upcoming FIFA presidential elections, while AC Milan manager Filippo Inzaghi could be fired as soon as this weekend.
Fox reportedly paid 10 percent more for rights to the 2026 World Cup than they did for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments.
Wednesday Kickoff: No club compensation for 2022 World Cup; 2021 Confederations Cup moved from Qatar; and more
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says that clubs will not be compensated for the 2022 World Cup, while the 2021 Confederations Cup will not be played in Qatar.
CONCACAF has backed the FIFA task force’s proposal to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to November-December of that year.