Australia consider 2018 World Cup bid

September 6, 2005
SYDNEY, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Oceania and Australia are considering a joint bid to stage the 2018 World Cup, Australian officials said on Tuesday.

John O'Neill, the chief executive of the Football Federation of Australia (FFA), told Australian Associated Press Oceania would present their proposal to FIFA at this weekend's Congress in Morocco.

Oceania and Africa are the only FIFA confederations never to have staged the World Cup, although South Africa will host the tournament ...

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