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Where is FIFA World Cup 2026?

The 2026 edition of the FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be held in North America. In a historic move, the tournament will be co-hosted by the United States, Mexico and Canada.

The Next FIFA World Cup 2026 will be a historic occasion as it will be jointly hosted by three nations: Canada, Mexico, and the United States. In addition, the 2026 Football World Cup will bring out an exciting progress, as 48 teams will be competing for glory.

 

FIFA World Cup 2026 host cities:

There are 16 cities that will host the 2026 World Cup which were announced by FIFA on 16th June 2022 . With 11 venues in the United States, 3 in Mexico, and 2 in Canada, the host locations will be divided across the three nations.

USA: New York City, Dallas, Kansas City, Houston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco, Boston, Miami.

Mexico: Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara.

Canada: Vancouver, Toronto

 

How many nations will participate in the FIFA World Cup 2026?

The qualification process for the FIFA World Cup 2026 has been determined, ensuring fair representation from each continent. The allocation of spots is as follows:

UEFA (Europe): 16 direct spots.

Concacaf(North and Central America, plus the Caribbean): Six direct spots and two inter-confederation play-off places.

CONMEBOL (South America): Six direct spots and one inter-confederation play-off place.

CAF (Africa): Nine direct spots and one inter-confederation play-off place.

AFC (Asia): Eight direct spots and one inter-confederation play-off place.

OFC (Oceania): One direct spot and one inter-confederation play-off place.

Additionally, the three hosts: the United States, Canada and Mexico, will be granted automatic qualification for the event as they are the host of event. Thereby, they are going to pick up three Concacaf seats.

 

FIFA World Cup 2026 Stadium

Country

Stadium Name State/Province Capacity

USA

MetLife Stadium

New Jersey

82,500

USA

AT&T Stadium Texas 80,000

USA

Arrowhead Stadium Kansas 76,416
USA NRG Stadium Texas

71,795

USA Mercedes-Benz Stadium Georgia

71,000

USA

SoFi Stadium California 70,240

USA

Lincoln Financial Field Pennsylvania

69,176

USA Lumen Field Washington

69,000

USA

Levi’s Stadium California 68,500

USA

Gillette Stadium Massachusetts

65,878

USA Hard Rock Stadium Florida

64,767

Canada

BC Place British Columbia 54,000
Canada BMO Field Ontario

45,500

Mexico

Estadio Azteca Mexico City 87,523

Mexico

Estadio BBVA Nuevo León

53,500

Mexico Estadio Akron Jalisco

46,232

 

Also Read: Football FIFA World Cup 2026 Stadiums

 

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