According to sources close to FIFA, the Kraken Stadium has been chosen due to its impressive size and capacity to host thousands of soccer fans
Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- In surprising news, it has been announced that the Kraken Stadium in Mazatlán could replace the Monterrey Stadium as the venue for the next 2026 Soccer World Cup
According to sources close to FIFA, the Kraken Stadium has been chosen due to its impressive size and capacity to host thousands of soccer fans. In addition, its location on the Mexican Pacific coast makes it an attractive destination for tourists and visitors from all over the world.
For its part, the Mazatlán city council has decided to delegate the necessary logistics work to the State Government and the State Secretary of Tourism, given the exceptional opportunity for economic growth resulting from tourism in the pearl of the Pacific.
This request will be analyzed by the council shortly, it is expected that the case will be resolved by 2023 and, if approved, the reconditioning of the city to house thousands of soccer fans will take place from 2024
But not all is perfect with the Kraken Stadium. Some have pointed out that the lack of a roof could be a problem during matches on rainy days, however, FIFA has stated that these concerns can be resolved in the time remaining before the start of the event, likewise, noted that the Kraken Stadium is more than capable of hosting an event of this magnitude with the right modifications
“Yes, we already received the news from the President of FIFA, for the moment it is only a proposal, and it is not at all certain, we will discuss it in the city council as soon as possible because this is a unique opportunity for economic and infrastructural growth.” Said the Mayor Edgar Augusto González Zatárain.
In any case, this news has been received with enthusiasm by the inhabitants of Mazatlán, who are excited to be able to host one of the most important sporting events in the world. We look forward to seeing the Kraken Stadium in full action during the 2026 Soccer World Cup!”
Source: PMX Noticias