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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TO HOST WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2023

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The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, scheduled to take place from July to August 2023 is to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

This follows a vote taken by the FIFA Council during its meeting held via videoconference, the result of which was announced by FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

The joint bid submitted by Football Federation Australia and New Zealand Football received 22 of the 35 valid votes cast by the FIFA Council members in the first ballot, with the Colombian Football Association having obtained 13 votes.

The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will be the first edition to feature 32 teams and is the first it’s being hosted by Australia and New Zealand and across two confederations, AFC and OFC.