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FIFA panic over England's potential withdrawal from Russia World Cup

The North African country is up against a joint bid from Canada, Mexico and the United States when world soccer governing body FIFA's member countries decide in Moscow on June 13 who will host the tournament eight years from now.

Infantino said after a meeting of the FIFA Council, "We are going to have in 2018, for the first time, a World Cup with VAR".

Financially officials in charge of the bid claim that a Moroccan World Cup would need a total of $15.8 billion in investments: $9.6 billion of the budget would be allocated to what the bid calls "pre-planned" public investment while $3.2 billion would be needed for a private-sector hotel investment.

"It's an essential decision, very important and historical decision".

This was despite the controversy over the time taken to make decisions and the lack of information for spectators in major European leagues like Italy's Serie A and the German Bundesliga, where it has been trialled.

"Video refereeing will bring much more to the transparency of football", he said.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has supported the idea of boycotting the 2018 FIFA World Cup (June-July) to be held in Russian Federation.

NCAA Tournament Wrap: Marshall upsets Wichita St.
So we've got a little bit to do. "I've seen a lot of college teams play and I might be biased, but I think we have the most fun". Marshall scored 47 points in the second half, overcoming an opponent that was bigger and deeper but unable to keep up.

Peru have been named the hosts for the next under-17 World Cup in 2019.

Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino yesterday said the upcoming World Cup will not be a "war", as Russian authorities and Vladimir Putin are committed to ensuring safety amid fears of fan clashes.

Saturday's news conference revealed details of Morocco's bid book, which was presented to FIFA on Friday, with the central theme being making their football infrastructure sustainable after the tournament and keeping down construction costs.

"It's a token of great trust, vested in us by the largest football organisation in the world", Boniek said.

Suarez, who led Ecuador at the 2006 World Cup in Germany and Honduras in 2014 in Brazil, remains a fan in general of the use of technology in football, which he has witnessed close up.

The 2018 World Cup is set to kickoff June 14.

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