4. WORLD CUP: USSF board approves bid effort for 2018 World Cup
The U.S. Soccer Federation board unanimously approved a quest to bid for the
2018 World Cup during the federation AGM in Los Angeles.
The USA hosted the 1994 World Cup, which remains the best attended finals ever.
Also aiming to host the 2018 finals is England.
The 2010 World Cup is set for South Africa. FIFA's executive committee has stated the 2014 World Cup will be in South America, where Brazil and Colombia have announced their intentions of landing the tournament.
Late last year, FIFA President Sepp Blatter denied that FIFA is looking for alternative hosts for the 2010 World Cup because of concerns that South Africa won't be ready to stage the tournament.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily Klinsmann: 'No, we're not underdogs' Dec. 7, 4:47 a.m. |
[WORLD CUP 2014: U.S. Reaction] In the aftermath of a brutal World Cup draw that matches ... Handshake of inspiration: My Tribute to Nelson Mandela Dec. 7, 3:50 a.m.
American Dan Gaspar recalls the day he was invited to Nelson Mandela's compound. Saborio and Wingert good to go, Kreis' future unclear Dec. 7, 3:26 a.m.
[MLS CUP COUNTDOWN] Real Salt Lake should get back its two starters, Alvaro Saborio and Chris ... Klinsmann's old team brimming with talent Dec. 7, 3:10 a.m.
[WORLD CUP 2014: Germany] Even with mediocre talent, the Germans tend to do well at World ... Young guns make Black Stars Africa's best hopes Dec. 7, 3:09 a.m.
[WORLD CUP 2014: Ghana] Our Group of Death is their Group of Death. Ghana has reached ... Suwon debacle won't be repeated Dec. 7, 3:07 a.m.
[WORLD CUP 2014: Portugal] When you think of USA-Portugal, it means one thing: June 5, 2002, ... Great draw for Brazil and Argentina, not so much for others Dec. 7, 1:29 a.m.
[WORLD CUP 2014: The Groups] South American giants Brazil and Argentina should be very happy with ... What They're Saying Dec. 6, 1 p.m.
"We hit worst of the worst. Every coach I talked to said, 'Everything but Manaus.' We ... World Cup 2014 Schedule Dec. 6, 12:39 p.m.
[THE DRAW] The USA was drawn with Germany, Ghana and Portugal, all familiar World Cup foes, ... Cone leaves Thorns in 'lifestyle' move Dec. 6, 2:16 a.m.
[NWSL] Former Olympic champion Cindy Parlow Cone, who coached Portland Thorns FC to the first NWSL ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives