Atlanta hosts World Cup site evaluation committee

Representatives of the organization in charge of international soccer’s premier event were in Atlanta during the weekend to take a first-hand look at the city’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

Members of FIFA’s Bid Evaluation Task Force toured Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the Georgia World Congress Center and the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground in Marietta, Ga., a facility built for Atlanta United.

“We tried to give them a sense of how soccer has taken off here in the city of Atlanta‚Ķ

Original published: 2018-04-16 10:03:07 Read the full Atlanta News here

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