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16 cities are hosting the 2026 World Cup – SABC Sport

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be played in 16 different cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico, the governing body has confirmed.

This is the first-ever World Cup with 48 teams out of the traditional 32, with 16 groups of three teams playing a total of 80 games – 60, including quarterfinals, semifinals and finals, will be played in the United States, while Canada and Mexico will have 10 games each relay a message.

Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Bay Area, Seattle (all USA), Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey (all Mexico), and Toronto Vancouver (both Canada).

“We congratulate the 16 FIFA World Cup host cities on their outstanding commitment and passion. Today is a historic day – for everyone in these cities and states, for FIFA, for Canada, the USA and Mexico, who are going to put on the greatest show on earth,” said FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

“We look forward to working with them to enable an unprecedented FIFA World Cup and change the rules of the game as we strive to make football truly global.”

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16 cities are hosting the 2026 World Cup – SABC Sport

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