Rabat – The Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) said today that the Morocco-Spain-Portugal letter of intentions to host World Cup 2030 has been submitted to FIFA.
Tarik Najem, FRMF’s Secretary General, delivered the Intentions Letter to FIFA officials.
The Moroccan football federation recalled that the submission came after the signing of the letter of intentions for hosting the 2023 World Cup along with Spain’s Football Federation and Portuguese Football Federation on Saturday last week.
During the event, the President of FRMF vowed that the 2030 World Cup would be “exceptionally historic” as it would bring together two different continents and three cultures.
The joint bid of the three countries will be immortalized in football history in “golden letters,” he added, stressing that the hosting of the global tournament by Morocco, Spain, and Portugal will bring together three countries with “ties in the past, the present, and the future.”
The Spanish and Portuguese counterparts made similar sentiments, emphasizing the importance of the joint bid.
Portuguese Football Federation Fernando Soares Gomes de Silva, who attended the signing ceremony, described the signing of the intentions letter as “historic” and recalled that the 2030 World Cup will mark the 100th anniversary of the global competition.
Pedro Rocha, President of the Spanish Football Federation shared the same sentiment, saying that the bid to jointly organize the World Cup is evidence of “unity and cooperation” as it brings different cultures together to organize a successful event.
Source : Morocco World News