President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, Says CAF Would Back Morocco In World Cup Bid

By Christian Smith

Morocco are planning to bid to host the 2026 World Cup, President of the Nigerian Football as said.

Amaju Pinnick, a leading Confederation of African Football, CAF, official said this in an interview with BBC Sport .

“I’ve been told Morocco wants to put in its bid and Caf will support them 100%,” Mr Pinnick said.

“I’d be surprised (if Morocco does not put in a bid), but I think they will.”

The USA, Canada and Mexico have also expressed an interest in hosting the competition. Interested countries have until August 11 to submit their bids.

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