Oil-rich Kazakhstan is considering a bid to host the 2026 World Cup.
The country is already bidding against Beijing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in Almaty and is now in discussions over a possible bid for the World Cup four years later.
Kazakhstan FA president Yerlan Kozhagapanov said in French newspaper L'Equipe: "We are discussing this issue with the government of my country to assess what are our chances.
"Our country is developing rapidly, our economy is growing, so why not? We want to organise...