There is no point in countries like England, Australia or the United States bidding to host World Cup finals in the future until FIFA changes its voting system, England’s bid chief Andy Anson said on Friday.
British Prime Minister David Cameron believes the BBC’s probe into FIFA’s affairs will not affect England’s 2018 World Cup bid although he said he was frustrated at the timing of the Panorama documentary.
FIFA is due to announce on Thursday the outcome of its probe into corruption and collusion allegations that have marred bidding for football`s 2018 and 2022 World
Cups just two weeks before the hosts are chosen.
Portugal’s soccer chief rejected media allegations his country’s joint bid with Spain to host the 2018 World Cup had been conducted in collusion with Qatar’s bid for the 2022 finals in breach of FIFA rules.