2026 World Cup

Official FIFA Announcement: The 2026 United States, Canada, and Mexico World Cup schedule will be revealed on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. This marks the first time in World Cup history that three countries will co-host the event. It’s important to note that the 2026 World Cup will expand from 32 teams to 48, allowing more teams to participate, increasing the competition and enhancing the spectacle.

The schedule announcement will encompass the allocation of all 104 matches in the host cities for the 2026 United States, Canada, and Mexico World Cup, including the key match venues, including the grand final. The live broadcast will be available globally through FIFA’s broadcast partners in Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

The detailed schedule will be unveiled on special live programs aired on Canadian platforms such as TSN, CTV, and RDS, on Mexico’s Televisa, and on the American networks FOX and Telemundo. FIFA’s digital and social platforms (including FIFA+) will also provide extensive coverage for fans worldwide.

The live event will reveal the allocation of all 104 matches for the 2026 United States, Canada, and Mexico World Cup. Additionally, the program will unveil the location of the opening match as well as the group stage venues for the national teams of the host countries and the highly anticipated FIFA World Cup final, which is set to take place on Sunday, July 19, 2026.

The 2026 World Cup will welcome millions of fans to 16 stadiums across Canada, Mexico, and the United States. These cities include Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Guadalajara, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Monterrey, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Toronto, and Vancouver.

Canada will host the FIFA World Cup for the first time in 2026, nearly 40 years after hosting an international FIFA event and 11 years after hosting the 2015 Women’s World Cup. Mexico will become the first country to host the FIFA World Cup for the third time, having previously hosted in 1970 and 1986. Meanwhile, 2026 will mark the second time the United States Men’s National Team competes in a World Cup on home soil, following their unforgettable 1994 World Cup held in the United States, which remains a cherished memory for American fans.

Link: FIFA World Cup 2026 match schedule to be announced on 4 February