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Morocco bids to host the 2026 World Cup [Football Planet]

Morocco bids to host the 2026 World Cup [Football Planet]

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This week’s Football Planet focuses on Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup, Aubameyang’s Borussia Dortmund foreign top goal scorer crown and Africa’s training of football youngsters to pick up the relay baton.

Morocco has joined the race to host the 2026 World Cup. This is the fifth time Morocco is submitting its candidacy to host the event. What makes the recent bid different from the previous ones and how has the news been received in Morocco? Moroccan journalist, Jamal Waalam will tell us more.

Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been voted as highest foreign scorer in the history of German club, Borussia Dortmund helped by the three goals scored during the German cup. This places him ahead of runners-up Swiss player Stéphane Chapuisat.

How is Africa grooming youngsters to shine in football when the opportunity comes? We will take a look at how things are done in Burkina Faso and the Mauritius Island. Watch this week’s edition of Football Planet for more.

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Football Planet is for you. We want to share your opinions on our programme. If you want to contribute to Football Planet, here are the best ways to get in touch : For more details on how to contribute, click here.