On Thursday at 5:00 PM ET, FIFA announces hosting 16 cities for the next edition of World Cup 2026. The first-ever 48-team is participating in the 2026 World Cup tournament in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. In the United States, 11 cities were selected, 3 cities in Mexico and 2 Canadian cities joining the biggy event. Here’s everything you need to know about the prestigious 2026 World Cup.
International Governing body host cities for World Cup 2026:
Below is the full list of 16 host cities for the World Cup 2026 in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
|Kansas City, Seattle||Mexico:|
|New York/New Jersey||Mexico City|
|San Francisco/Bay Area||Guadalajara|
|Los Angeles/SoFi Stadium||Monterrey|
The United States will be the host of the World Cup for 2nd time. Canada will make history for the first time by hosting the 2026 World Cup. Mexico will hosts make history for the 3rd time World Cup.
2026 World Cup 48 teams new format, divided by 16 groups of each group 3 teams, they will compete with the top 2 teams from each group advancing to a Round of 32, which will be single elimination all the way through to the final game.
World Cup 2026 will be a total played 80 matches including 20 venues with United States hosting 60 matches, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and the final. On the other hand Mexico and Canada each nation taking 10 games.
2026 World Cup bid history?
The 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow, Russia on 13 June 2018. Morocco was bid 65 and the United States bid was selected by 134 votes.