Football World Cup 2010

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The 2010 Football World Cup will take place in South Africa. The five countries who bid to hold the tournament were:

On May 8, 2004 Tunisia withdrew their bid when it was made clear that they would not be allowed to co-host with Libya.

On May 15, 2004, FIFA's Executive Committee voted in Zrich by 14 votes to 10 to award the finals to South Africa over Morocco. Egypt received no votes.

Libya had been disqualified from the vote after it made clear it wished to co-host the event rather than hold it on its own. Libya had also asked to be withdrawn from consideration prior to the vote after it refused to let Israel participate there in the event that Libya was chosen as the host of the World Cup.

South Africa will become the sixteenth country to host World Cup matches, and the first African country.


FIFA (Men's) World Cup

Uruguay 1930 | Italy 1934 | France 1938 | Brazil 1950 | Switzerland 1954 | Sweden 1958 | Chile 1962 | England 1966 | Mexico 1970 | West Germany 1974 | Argentina 1978 | Spain 1982 | Mexico 1986 | Italy 1990 | USA 1994 | France 1998 | Korea/Japan 2002 | Germany 2006 | South Africa 2010 | South America 2014

FIFA Women's World Cup

China 1991 | Sweden 1995 | USA 1999 | USA 2003 | China 2007

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