President Alberto Fernández proposed this Tuesday that Bolivia join the joint candidacy of Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay as co-hosts of the 2030 World Cup football, which will be officially announced at midday at the AFA premises in Ezeiza.
“Our Argentine National Team brought the World Cup to our continent and It would be a great joy if, 100 years later, the World Cup returns to where it all began: South America,” he tweeted. President.
And he added: “This candidacy is from the entire continent. For this reason, I would like to and I am going to propose that our sister country Bolivia be part of this dream”.
The 2030 Cup will be held one hundred years after the first World Cup in 1930, which was held in Uruguay and, consequently, South America wants to repeat the locality. So, the joint candidacy of Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay as venues will be officially announced at a ceremony scheduled for 12 with the presence of Claudio “Chiqui” Tapia, president of the AFA; Paraguayan Alejandro Domínguez, head honcho of Conmebol, as well as authorities from the Uruguayan Football Association, the Paraguayan Football Association and the Chilean Football Federation.
The definition of the venue for the 2030 World Cup will take place at the 74th FIFA Congress to be held in 2024two years before the 23rd edition of the competition in the United States-Mexico-Canada.