The Spanish Minister for the Presidency, Felix Bolanos, was received by the Spanish sports daily “Marca” on the grounds of the Vallecas stadium (of Rayo Vallecano), for a general interview where he reviewed political and sports news.
In this interview published on Friday, Bolanos, who is also Minister of Relations with Parliament and Democratic Memory of the Spanish government, mentioned, among other things, the joint candidacy of Portugal, Spain and Morocco to organize the Football World Cup. 2030. For him, it’s a “Exciting project that is close to our hearts”.
“We are working on an exciting project that is also close to our hearts, namely the organization of the World Cup alongside Portugal and Morocco,” said Bolanos, who affirmed that the three neighbors are working tirelessly for the success of this project.
“We are working hard to achieve this, because it is high time (…) to organize a major international competition”, he assured.
As a reminder, King Mohammed VI announced the joint candidacy of Morocco, with Spain and Portugal, to host the 2030 World Cup, on March 14 in Kigali, in a message on the occasion of the presentation of the the Excellence of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the year 2022 (CAF President’s Outstanding Achievement Award-2022).
This common candidacy, unprecedented in the history of football, will be that of the junction between Africa and Europe, between the north and the south of the Mediterranean, and between the African, Arab and Euro-Mediterranean worlds, had noted the Sovereign.
And to specify that this candidacy will be that of gathering around the best on both sides, and the demonstration of an alliance of genius, creativity, experience and means.