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World cup 2026: Belgium voted in Morocco

The Belgian back Gérard Linard during the election for the organization of the world cup 2026 to the Moroccan candidacy, voted.

Belgian football association chairman Gerard Linard © Belga Image

That appears from the summary of votes that the FIFA on its website has published.

The Moroccan football federation FRMF had in march is proud to announce the support of the Belgian football association (belgian football association) for his candidacy was announced, but the belgian football association wanted that message when not confirm.

Lost

Morocco lost the vote Wednesday on the 68th FIFA congress in Moscow of the ‘United’-bid, the joint candidacy of the United States, Mexico and Canada. Who got 134 votes (67 percent), against 65 for Morocco (33 percent). In addition to Belgium also opted include neighbours France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands to Morocco, just as voetbalgrootmachten Brazil and Italy.

Three countries, including Spain, abstained. Iran agreed (if any) expressly against both candidates.

At the end of april, the Us president Donald Trump via Twitter yet the countries that rival Morocco would support threatened with political sanctions.

The four candidate organizers had no right to vote.

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