Sunday, 28 November 2021 12:27 GMT

Lebanon to Vote for Morocco 2026


(MENAFN- Morocco World News) Russia Backs Morocco's 2026 World Cup Rabat – The Moroccan World Cup Bid is expected to receive a new vote. President of the Lebanese Football Federation Fadl Allah Fadel has reportedly expressed his support for Morocco's bid to host the 23rd world premier tournament in 2026.

Moroccan sports news outlet El Botola reported that Fadel announced his support for the Moroccan bid in a meeting held with president of Royal Football Federation (FRMF), President Fouzi Lekjaa.

'The Lebanese official has assured that his country will vote for the Moroccan application,' according El Botola. The news source added that Fadel has promised Lekjaa that he will promote the Moroccan bid with other Asian federations.

The FRMF president has also met with the presidents of the Jordanian and Palestinian federations, which officially announced their support for Morocco last week.

Morocco's bid, which also represents Africa, has collected the support of many countries. The list of Morocco 2026 supporters includes Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Russia, Luxembourg, France, Botswana, Nigeria, Serbia, Belgium, Qatar, Palestine, and Saint Lucia.

Morocco is determined to clinch more international support to win the right to host the World Cup.

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