MONTEVIDEO Uruguay (Xinhua) --
The Uruguayan government
denied on Wednesday that the successful bid by Canada,
Mexico and the U.S. to host the 2026 World Cup had
weakened the joint bid by Argentina, Uruguay and
Paraguay to host the 2030 edition.
Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean
Association Football (CONCACAF) will host the World Cup
in 2026 does not harm the bid by Uruguay, Argentina and
Paraguay to organize this competition in 2030,” declared
the national secretary for sport, Fernando Caceres.
the three South American countries will officially
present their bid to FIFA in Moscow, Russia, with the
favorable precedent of another triple bid having been
selected, Caceres told reporters.
added that the rotation of World Cups is not based on
continents, but confederations. Uruguay, Argentina and
Paraguay are part of the South American Football
In 2030, the
World Cup will be celebrating its 100th
anniversary, with Uruguay having hosted the first
edition in 1930 and won the championship, when it beat
Argentina in the final 4-2.
So far, this
is the only formal bid to have been lodged, although
there have been indications that England is preparing a
bid, while Morocco and Algeria may table a joint effort.