Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Bocanegra to hand in 1,250-page book
by Paul Kennedy, May 13th, 2010 11:10PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  world cup 2022

MOST COMMENTED

[WORLD CUP 2018/22 BID] Friday is an important day in the USA's campaign to win the right to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup. Accompanied by USA Bid Committee officials, U.S. national team captain Carlos Bocanegra will submit the USA bid book at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The bid book is a five-volume set of 1,250 pages detailing the USA's plans for organizing the World Cup.

Nine bidders will present their documentation in ceremonies conducted in alphabetical order at 15-minute intervals.

They all are touting what is special about their paperwork.

England’s bid book runs 1,752 pages. South Korea's weighs 551 pounds. Australia’s documentation is bound in kangaroo leather.

Qatar’s 20-chapter bid book contains the details of what would be the first carbon-neutral World Cup, utilizing sustainable technologies and cooling systems for all stadiums, fan zones and training grounds to be air-conditioned.

Former Dutch greats Johan Cruyff and Ruud Gullit will lead the Netherlands-Belgium team in Zurich.

Joining Bocanegra for the U.S. bid presentation will be Sunil Gulati, U.S. Soccer President; David Downs, USA Bid Committee Executive Director; John Kristick, Managing Director of Bid Planning and Operations.
 
The Bidders:
2018/2022
USA
Australia
England
Russia
2018
Netherlands-Belgium
Portugal-Spain
2022
Japan
Qatar
South Korea

Spike Lee and David Downs on Good Morning America:


Drew Carey on ESPNews:



0 comments
  1. Kenneth Barr
    commented on: May 15, 2010 at 11:47 p.m.
    I have to believe we have one of the two strongest bids out there.


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
An excellent goal-line clearance     
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Cruzeiro managed to earn a 1-1 tie with Palmeiras thanks to ...
Woodwork can't hold down USA     
[CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] About the only thing that stood in the way of the U.S. women's ...
Fire goes out with late win over Houston    
[MLS: Friday] Frenchman Florent Sinama-Pongolle made sure Chicago did not finish the MLS season with another ...
James' skills highlight Real Madrid pre-clasico practice    
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] The Real Madrid-Barcelona clasico delivers entertainment even before kickoff. Here's a 40-second peek ...
What They're Saying: Luis Suarez    
"Everyone has different ways of defending themselves. In my case, the pressure and tension came out ...
Ft. Lauderdale is ready for challenge against red-hot Eddies    
[NASL: Week 16] Minnesota United FC and the 2013 champion New York Cosmos played to a ...
Finlay signs new deal with Columbus    
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] For helping drive Columbus into the playoffs after a two-year absence, midfielder Ethan Finlay ...
Referee suspended after felony arrest on fraud charges    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Referee Jose Carlos Rivero, who has worked 17 MLS matches in 2014, has been ...
Wambach nominated for Women's Player of the Year    
[AWARDS] Abby Wambach, who leads the U.S. women with 10 goals but is no longer a ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Thursday] Seyi Adekoya teamed up with fellow freshman Chase Gasper to break a 1-1 tie ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives