2030 World Cup: Morocco to build $500 million stadium

By Daniel Abigail

In preparation for co-hosting the 2030 FIFA World Cup, Morocco has announced plan to construct $500 million worth Stadium.

The Head of Morocco Government, Aziz Akhannouch disclosed this on Friday at the signing ceremony with the CDG investment fund, which will fund building of the new stadium.

FactualTimes gathered that the stadium will be constructed  in Benslimane, close to Casablanca.

The country also plan to refurbish six other stadia before 2030 World Cup.

The government and state-owned fund CDG agreed to a contract that day to finance the new stadium, which will cost a total of 5 billion dirhams ($500 million) and be ready by 2028, the office said in a statement.

The six stadiums, located in Agadir, Casablanca, Fez, Marrakech, Rabat, and Tangier, are slated for renovation in preparation for the 2025 African Cup of Nations and the 2030 World Cup.

Record that FIFA earlier announced that Morocco, Spain and Portugal as host the 2030 World cup.

After South Africa in 2010, Morocco will be the second African nation to host the World Cup.

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