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World Cup 2026: Morocco confirms it will bid to host tournament

World Cup 2026: Morocco confirms it will bid to host tournament

African Sports
The Moroccan Football Federation has announced it will bid to host the 2026 World Cup. The deadline for countries to express their intention to bid to host the tournament is Friday, at which point Fifa will confirm the bidders. The United States, Canada and Mexico announced in April that they intend to put forward a joint bid. The World Cup has only been hosted once in Africa - in South Africa in 2010 - and this will be Morocco's fifth bid. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) gave its backing to a Moroccan bid in July. A total of 48 teams, rather than the current 32, will compete at an expanded tournament in 2026 after changes announced by Fifa earlier this year. The decision on who will host event will be made in 2020. Fifa's rotational hosting policy mean...
Black Maidens goalie wins award in Canada

Black Maidens goalie wins award in Canada

Local News
The Ghanaian community in Canada has honoured Black Maidens goalkeeper, Kayza Massey for her outstanding performance in 2016. The youngster who represented Ghana at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup where she excelled, has been adjudged the Best Personality in the year under review. The 15-year-old won the 2017 Disney Showcase ESPN World Wide Sports Tournament with Canadian side Ottawa South United.