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Canada Soccer joint bid for FIFA World Cup 2026

Canada Soccer Association, US Soccer Federation and Mexico Football Federation bid for FIFA World Cup 2026!

BC Soccer is excited to make everyone aware of Canada Soccer’s historic announcement that they will be bidding for the FIFA World Cup 2026!  Canada Soccer will be joining with the US Soccer Federation and Mexico Football Federation for a three-country joint bid for the competition. This is the first time in history that three nations will submit a unified bid for a FIFA World Cup competition.

If the bid were to be successful Canada would be the first and only country to have hosted both Male and Female, Youth and Senior FIFA World Cup Competitions.

For more information on this historic announcement please visit Canada Soccer at www.Canadasoccer.com

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body with the mission to govern, promote and develop the game of soccer in British Columbia in a professional and progressive manner. Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sport organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants.  As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues and districts.  

BC Soccer is comprised of more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,200 registered referees, and thousands of volunteer coaches, administrators and soccer leaders. Working with its 40 member Youth Districts and 11 Adult Leagues as well as their affiliate member clubs, BC Soccer operates under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer’s vision is to ensure every British Columbian has the opportunity to be involved in soccer as part of a lifelong commitment to active, health and involved lifestyle.