FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2026: Host & Location, Schedule, Time Table

FIFA World Cup Host

2026 FIFA World Cup Host & World Cup 2026 Schedule, Time Table! This is the 23rd release of the 2026 FIFA World Cup Host Selection, the quadrennial worldwide men’s soccer competition after the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup which is related to FIFA. The 2022 FIFA World Cup was the main competition that was had by the Arab World. The FIFA World cup 2026 or United 2026 FIFA World will have 16 urban communities in three North American nations, which incorporate the quarterfinals, semi-finals, and the last all complete 60 matches.

The host nations are the United States and adjoining Canada and Mexico which will have 10 matches. Furthermore, this is the very first competition to have three public working together with one another for one competition, after the 2002 FIFA World Cup competition., Two countries South Korea and Japan directed the 2002 FIFA World Cup additionally this is the competition to incorporate 48 groups extended from 32 groups now many new groups get an opportunity to enter for FIFA World Cup first time.

This will be the initial time Canada hosts or co-haves the FIFA World Cup, Whereas Mexico has turned into the primary country to host or co-have the men’s World Cups multiple times. The United States bid beat their adversary bid Morocco during the last vote at the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow. Here is a point-by-point rundown list that will explain the 2026 FIFA World Cup Host Selection Qualification and Venues of the USA, Canada, and Mexico.

 2026 FIFA World Cup Host Selection & Venues

The capability cycle for the 2026 FIFA World Cup isn’t up in the air however there are openings as follows. The FIFA Council is prepared to conclude which will be the host for this competition. On 30 March 2017, FIFA Council Bureau proposed the space distribution for the 2026 FIFA World Cup and recommended presenting the confirmation by the FIFA Council.

Confederation

Available slots in finals

Teams started

Qualifying Start Date

Qualifying end date

AFC

46

8

17%

4.5

CAF

54

9

17%

5

CONCACAF

35

6

17%

3.5

CONMEBOL

10

6

60%

4.5

OFC

11

1

9%

0.5

UEFA

55

16

29%

13

Playoff

 –

2

33%

Total

211

48

23%

31(+ hosts)

Candidate Cities & Venues:

The United bid identifies 23 potential host cities from which 16 will be selected: 10 in the U.S. and 3 each from Canada and Mexico. The 2024 FIFA World Cup Final will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.  There will be 16 venues but still, the final result is not ready for the tournament.

United States Stadium:

1.       Los Angeles, Rose Bowl(Capacity: 92,542)

2.       New York/New Jersey, Metlife Stadium(Capacity: 82,500)

3.       Washington, D.C, FedExField(Capacity: 82,000)

4.       Dallas,AT&T Stadium(Capacity: 80,000)

5.       Kansas City, Arrowhead Stadium(Capacity:76,416)

6.       Denver, Empower Field at Mile High(Capacity: 76, 125)

7.       Houston, NRG Stadium(Capacity: 72, 220)

8.       Baltimore, M&T Bank Stadium(Capacity: 71, 006)

9.       Atlanta, Mercedes-Benz Stadium(Capacity: 71,000)

10.   Philadelphia, Lincoln Financial Field(Capacity: 69,796)

11.   Nashville, Nissan Stadium(Capacity: 69,143)

12.   Seattle, Lumen Field(Capacity: 69,000)

13.   San Francisco Bay Area, Levi’s Stadium(Capacity: 68, 500)

14.   Boston, Gillette Stadium(Capacity: 65,878)

15.   Cincinnati, Paul Brown Stadium(Capacity: 65,515)

16.   Miami, Hard Rock Stadium(Capacity: 64,767)

17.   Orlando, Camping World Stadium(Capacity:60,219)

Mexico Stadium:

1.       Mexico City, Estadio Azteca(Capacity:87,523)

2.       Monterrey, Estadio BBVA(Capacity: 53,500)

3.       Guadalajara, Estadio Akron(Capacity: 49,850)

Canada Stadium:

1.       Edmonton, Commonwealth Stadium(Capacity: 55,819)

2.       Toronto, BMO Field(Capacity: 30,00)

The 2026 World Cup will be the third time Mexico has hosted the event, making it the first country to do so. It was previously the host of the 1970 and 1986 World Cups. The United States will be hosting it for a second time (1994 and 2026).

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