World Cup 2026: Why does the United States have more venues than Canada and Mexico? – International Soccer – Sports

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The other two cities chosen to host the 2026 World Cup are Guadalajara, at the Akron stadium, home of Chivas, and Monterrey, at BBVA, where the Rayados play.

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The agreement established that both Mexico and Canada would receive 10 matches each, all from the first phase or the group stage.. The tournament will be played entirely in the United States starting with the quarterfinals.

As it is, 60 of the 80 matches in the tournament will be played on US soil.
It is not yet established in which of the host cities the opening match and the grand final of the tournament will take place.

In this regard, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said: “We will take our time with that decision. There are still some discussions to follow and we will certainly choose the best cities for the openings and the finals.”

with AFP

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