Announcement of 2018 and 2022 FIFA WorldCup

Life & more | 2010.12.03 01:55 | Posted by 스마트 안전보건

2018 FIFA World Cup will be organized in Russia.
2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar.

These are more links to look at FIFA World Cup. -> 2018 bidding countries. -> 2022 bidding countries.

The decision on the hosting of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup™

tournaments has been revealed in Zurich as Russia and Qatar respectively.

You can now watch the reaction to the decision in the Post Announcement

Press Conference LIVE here on which will begin shortly.

The Bidders for 2022 presented their bids on Wednesday,

while the candidates for 2018 presented their bids on Thursday.

You can relive the presentations here on

A host of VIPs and renowned personalities from the worlds of sport and politics will be present in Zurich, supporting their home nations’ bids. The world’s media will also turn out in force, with some 1,000 journalists accredited to cover the event, and nearly 70 TV stations broadcasting live from Zurich.

The final presentations by the nine candidates began on Wednesday at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. Proceedings opened with the contenders to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The running order started with Australia at 14.00 CET, followed on the hour, every hour by Korea Republic, Qatar, USA and Japan, who have the final starting slot at 18:00.

The candidates for the 2018 FIFA World Cup took to the stage on Thursday morning. Belgium and the Netherlands started the ball rolling at 9.00, followed by Spain and Portugal, England, and finally Russia at 12 noon. The running order was previously determined by the drawing of lots.

The FIFA Executive Committee gathered to consider its verdict and vote for who has the right to be hosts of the FIFA World Cup for 2018 and 2022 respectively. The announcement was made at shortly after 16.00 CET, when FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter opened the envelopes to reveal Russia and Qatar as the lucky winners before a live audience and the global media representatives at the Zurich Exhibition Centre.

The FIFA World Cup Trophy


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