Monday, 27 April 2009

Camp Nou could host world cup in 2018 or 2022

The Catalan football associsation Federació Catalana de Futbol has proposed the Spanish football assiation four stadiums that could be used during the World Cup in 2018 or 2022, if the Spain-Portugal bid succeeds.

Besdies Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium, the list includes the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys (current Espanyol stadium), the Estadi de Cornellà-El Prat (future Espanyol stadium) and the Estadi de Montilivi (stadium of Girona).

FIFA announced last month that it has received eleven bids to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups: England, Australia, Belgium and the Netherlands, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Spain and Portugal, the United States, South Korea and Qatar, with the last two only bidding for 2022. The executive committee of FIFA will announce their decision on the two editions in December 2010.

Read more:
Camp Nou voted best sports stadium in the world


Mihawk said...

Why are the Bernabeu, Calderon, Sanchez Pizjuan, Nou Mestalla, Nou San Mames or the future stadium of Atletico Madrid not in the list?

groga said...

Because they're not in Catalonia, I guess... ;)

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