4 Jun 2009

French Polynesia bids for FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

12:41 pm on 4 June 2009

French Polynesia says it is interested in hosting the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in 2011.

The bid was restated at FIFA's congress in the Bahamas where the French Polynesian tourism minister, Jacqui Drollet, met the FIFA President, Sepp Blatter.

A decision is expected to be made in December.

According to Tahitipresse, French Polynesia is also bidding to hold the FIFA congress in 2013.