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LEADERS 2014: Concacaf calls for return to World Cup rotation

Jeffrey Webb, FIFA vice-president and president of CONCACAF, has called on football's world governing body to reintroduce the continental rotation of the World Cup.

Webb, talking at today's Leaders Sport Business Summit at Chelsea FC's Stamford Bridge, said that in 2007 when FIFA scrapped rotating the World Cup from 2018, of the six world football confederations, CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) "was the most [negatively] affected".

A CONCACAF member last hosted the World Cup in 1994, when the United States welcomed international football's flagship tournament.

Webb, who said last month that FIFA has “a lot of work to do” to rebuild its reputation following numerous corruption scandals, also called for a "redacted" version of the report by FIFA's independent investigator Michael Garcia – into the controversial bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups – to be made public.

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