Jacksonville on Short List for World Cup Matches

24 08 2009

Jacksonville made a short list of cities to potentially host a FIFA World Cup soccer tournament game in either 2018 or 2022. FIFA’s criteria for the World Cup requires a host nation to provide 12 to 18 stadiums capable of seating at least 40,000 spectators each. Each venue typically hosts four to six matches during two or three weeks. The event attracts a global television audience of about 26 billion. Click for audio.




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