Will Saudi Arabia Host 2034 FIFA World Cup? Here is the Latest Update

Saudi Arabia has launched its bid to host the FIFA World Cup 2034


Last October, Saudi Arabia launched its official campaign to host the 2034 World Cup, emerging as the sole contender. The Saudi Arabian Football Federation introduced the bid slogan ”Growing. Together” and unveiled a logo depicting two vibrant ribbons forming the number 34, symbolizing the nation’s youth, society, and heritage.

FIFA is expected to confirm Saudi Arabia as the host without competition, with a vote by its 211 member federations anticipated by the end of 2024. The specific date and location for the vote remain undisclosed.

Will Saudi Arabia Host 2034 FIFA World Cup? Here is the Latest Update

While details about host cities and stadiums for the 48-team tournament in November-December 2034 were not disclosed during the bid launch, Saudi Arabia initially plans to host the event independently. However, there is a possibility of sharing some matches with neighboring nations.

It’s worth noting that the 2026 World Cup will be hosted by the United States, Canada, and Mexico, while the 2030 edition is set to take place mainly in Spain, Portugal, and Morocco, with additional games in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay. FIFA strategically grouped Africa, Europe, and South America together for 2030, leaving Asia and Oceania as the primary regions for hosting bids in 2034, essentially paving the way for Saudi Arabia’s uncontested bid success.


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