Africa wants a return to the rotation of World Cup hosts


South Africa are the only African nation to have hosted the World Cup

African delegates are keen for Fifa to reintroduce a rotation system for World Cup hosting after Morocco failed to land the 2026 World Cup.

The North Africans lost out to the triple bid from Canada, Mexico and United States on Wednesday.

“Rotation would be a solution,” said Malawi FA president Walter Nyamilandu.

“We should ask for an amendment to the bidding process that would allow rotation to come back,” added Liberia FA president Musa Bility.

Morocco lost Wednesday’s vote at the Fifa Congress in Russia by 134 to 65.

By the time the 2026 finals take place, Africa will have hosted just one of 23 World Cups – while Mexico alone will have staged three separate tournaments.

The 2010 finals in South Africa only…

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