4Rabat - The eastern Caribbean nation, Saint Lucia, has expressed its full support to Morocco’s FIFA 2026 World Cup bid.
4Rabat – The eastern Caribbean nation, Saint Lucia, has expressed its full support to Morocco’s FIFA 2026 World Cup bid.
On Thursday, Saint Lucien Minister of Development and Sports Edmund Estephane announced his country’s strong support to Morocco’s bid to host the world’s premier football tournament.
“My country’s government will be strong and will back Morocco’s bid 200 percent, which will do justice and honor the African continent and the Caribbean countries,” said Estephane, following an interview with Morocco’s ambassador to Saint Lucia, Abderrahim Kadmiri.
Estephane has also commended the “excellence” of the cooperation relations linking the two countries, especially in the agricultural field. “Morocco has never ceased to provide assistance and expertise to farmers in my country.”
The Saint-Lucien official added that Morocco is providing valuable assistance in the field of urban planning to his country. He also expressed his intention to visit the country, with the aim of establishing other cooperation in different areas, including urban planning and sports.
Morocco officially submitted its bid book to FIFA on March 15. The application has received the support of many countries from different corners of the world, including Botswana, Qatar, Algeria, Tunisia, and France.
Morocco’s bid, which also represents Africa, has collected the support of many countries. The list of Morocco 2026 supporters includes Algeria, Tunisia, Russia, Luxembourg, France, Botswana, Nigeria, Serbia, Belgium, and Qatar.
Morocco is determined to clinch more international support to win the right to host the World Cup.