Should Haiti Host the World Cup?


Haiti Football / Soccer in Haiti
For now, it may all seem like fiction; however, if Haiti wants to be an emerging country by 2030, what could be more opportunistic to show the rest of the world that it means business than by throwing its name in the pool of possible hosts for the 2026 or 2030 World Cup?

The Federation International de Football Association (FIFA) has some stringent requirements when it comes to bidding and hosting the world cup. None of these would automatically disqualify Haiti's bid.

Usually, the bidding nations simply have to demonstrate that they won't have issues meeting the financial, security and infrastructure demands to stage the event.

In Haiti's case, it is clear that the country does not possess the financial means or the infrastructure to host the World Cup; but those are exactly the reasons why Haiti should bid to host the World Cup in 2026 or 2030.

Read the article in full @ CaribJournal.com

What could be more reassuring to the Haitian people than rewarding them one of the greatest, if not the greatest sports event in the world?

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Comments...

Ricart "Can Haiti build the stadium and have the security in place for the amount of people who will attend the game?" Can pigs fly? Brazil is building 12... see more
Reply · December 20 at 5:43 PM
Kenny Whoever thinks Haiti could be a contender to host the World Cup has to be on some kind of weed. First of all, they would never put Haiti on the list... see more
Reply · December 18 at 7:20 PM
Garry If one's goal is C+ his real goal is F If one's goal is to host the world biggest event, why not? Always aim for perfection.
Reply · December 15 at 7:43 PM
Paul Not even in 100 years! Brazil, which is 100 times better than Haiti, socially and financially is actually under pressure, and struggling to host the... see more
Reply · December 15 at 3:46 PM
Marie Ange Salomon Can Haiti build the stadium and have the security in place for the amount of people who will attend the game? It would be a great opportunity to... see more
Reply · December 15 at 1:52 PM

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