Ottawa Excited Over North American World Cup Announcement

With FIFA announcing Canada will co-host the 2026 World Cup, fans of the beautiful game here in Ottawa are rejoicing.

For some soccer fans in Ottawa, there are memories of Canada facing off against countries such as France and Russia back in 1986. For younger people, who don’t remember the first and only time Canada participated in a World Cup, there’s hope of seeing Canadian players take their place alongside giants of the sport.

And for some serious players in this city, there’s an outside shot they might even suit up for Team Canada.

Discover more from Ottawa Lives Here

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading