Australia & New Zealand wins bid to host the upcoming 2023 Fifa Women’s World cup as both countries will hold the tournament. Fifa council voted in favor for the first time 32 team ladies world cup football tournament of the trans-Tasman bid of Australia and New Zealand to organize the competition.
FIFA revealed that New Zealand and Australia bid received a total of 22 votes against Colombia’s 13 out of 35 votes to win the world cup hosting rights.
President of New Zealand football team Johanna Wood who was delighted after know that they are going to host next Women’s football World cup.
“Australia and New Zealand will not only host a FIFA Women’s World Cup that is the largest tournament ever run, but it will also be a catalyst for ensuring the development of women”s football continues in the Asia-Pacific region and globally,” NZF president Wood said.
He thanked football’s international governing council to give them hosting rights.
“Our two nations have worked together to deliver an exceptional, historic bid and I would like to thank FIFA and the whole football family for giving us this opportunity. The FIFA Women”s World Cup 2023 will bring us all together in a celebration of our shared love of football,” he added.
2023 Fifa Women’s World cup surely be excited one as its first occasion when 32 national ladies football team to compete in the tournament. Also, it is going to be the first time when Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) to host FIFA women’s world cup.
2023 FIFAWWC which to be held in the period of 10 July to 20 August. The United States is the defending champions of the tournament as they won the previous 2019 women’s soccer world cup.