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US, Canada, Mexico Regroup In 2026 FIFA World Cup Push

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 4:44 PM EST) -- The former head of the U.S. Soccer Federation will step down as the chairman of a joint North American bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, the organizing committee announced Tuesday, in the midst of a challenge by Morocco that has gained traction in recent weeks.

The United Bid Committee — consisting of the U.S., Canadian and Mexican soccer federations — said ex-U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati will no longer helm the 2026 campaign. Instead, the bid will now be co-run by newly elected USSF...
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