“Two continents – Africa and Europe – united not only in a celebration of football but also in providing unique social and cultural cohesion. What a great message of peace, tolerance and inclusion,” Infantino stated, as quoted in a press release issued after the FIFA Council meeting held via videoconference.
A statement from the Royal Cabinet had announced that “has the great pleasure of announcing to the Moroccan people that the FIFA Council has unanimously selected the Morocco-Spain-Portugal bid as the sole candidate to organize the 2030 Football World Cup.”
This FIFA Council decision acknowledges and recognizes Morocco’s prominent position among the great nations, the statement emphasized.
“His Majesty the King takes this opportunity to congratulate the Kingdom of Spain and the Republic of Portugal, while reiterating the Kingdom of Morocco’s commitment to working in perfect synergy with the authorities in charge of the bid in each of the host countries,” the Royal Cabinet’s statement added.