A Moroccan delegation has landed in South Africa to meet with SAFA president Danny Jordaan to discuss the north African country's aspirations to host the 2026 World Cup.
Morocco's bid committee said in an statement that the task-force will visit with stadiums as well as several towns involving April 1719, training peaks and buff sites, along with venues.
"Morocco is offering FIFA and the global football family an innovative and compact concept to ensure operational efficiency, outstanding profitability and a lasting legacy in Morocco and Africa", said the bid committee's president, Moulay Hafid Elalamy in a statement.
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As happened with the United bid during the Federation Internationale de Football Association inspection of Mexico, United States and Canada, no media will be able to attend this inspection visit in Morocco. These are the same inspectors from the sport's governing body that visited last week the United North American bid to also organize the planetary tournament.
Morocco has made 4 bids to sponsor the championships for 2006, 1998, 1994 and 2010, although it had been close on a few events.
The South African federation said Monday that Jordaan assured a visiting Morocco bid delegation "he will personally lobby" African officials ahead of the scheduled vote in Moscow on June 13.
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The country was second to the USA for 1994, behind France for 1998 and just lost out to South Africa for the 2010 finals.
A few of FIFA's associations have already stated they are going to vote for and Morocco acquired rsquo & southafrica;therefore financing on Monday.
Jordaan said: "It is an old myth that Africa doesn't have the capacity and naysayers should stop using the political argument". "Africa hosted the best FIFA World Cup ever and with good support, Morocco can emulate South Africa".
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In order to win, the North African nation will need to convince the 207 member associations in FIFA of its capabilities and assets in the face of the joint North American bid.