Another winter World Cup? Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Greece ‘to launch shock 2030 tournament bid’ to rival Spain-Portugal | The Sun

SAUDI ARABIA are reportedly set to announce a joint bid with Greece and Egypt to host the 2030 World Cup.

It could mean ANOTHER winter tournament is on the cards following Qatar later this year.

The Times claim an announcement is imminent and that Saudi Arabia would be the lead contributor.

The Gulf nation would pay for at least some of the other two countries’ costs.

To avoid blazing hot summer conditions, the tournament would again be played during the colder months.

It would mean another break in the Premier League and other top tables around Europe.


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The bid is expected to be announced in the next few weeks.

Spain and Portugal will be the main rival bid faced by the trio of potential hosts.

Meanwhile, the World Cup in Qatar is rapidly approaching this winter.

It will be a 32-team competition for the final time, before it expands to 48 nations in 2026.

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Group stages for the showcase will start on Sunday, November 20.

The final will be held on Qatar National Day, December 18, just one week before Christmas.

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