Rabat – The president of the French Football Federation (FFF), Noel Le Graet, said on Thursday that France will be a strong supporter of Morocco’s 2026 World Cup bid.
Today, the French president received his Moroccan counterpart Fouzi Lekjaa, who introduced the Moroccan bid in France.
Le Graet Considers morocco’s bid to represent African candidacy.
The French official also commended the Moroccan-French bilateral ties.
On Tuesday, former French president Francois Hollande expressed his full support for Morocco’s 2026 World Cup bid, emphasizing that the country is ready to stage the ultimate football tournament.
Hollande remarked on Morocco’s bid on the sidelines of a lecture he offered on the role of culture in bringing together peoples at the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
The former French official said: “I have every confidence in this bid and France will be on your side.”
Morocco submitted its bid book to FIFA on Thursday, March 15. After the submission, the bid committee said that the country will present a “record with undeniable qualities and proposes to organize a successful, responsible, and profitable World Cup with an important legacy for the country, the continent,” and for the world.