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Funding projects approved in New Zealand!

In more good news for the COVID-19 impacted community sports landscape, the New Zealand Football Foundation (NZFF) has approved two major funding projects, as well as announcing a second round of grants, to be launched in September. A registered charitable trust created by New Zealand Football in 2010 – using …

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Australia & New Zealand selected as hosts of 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be staged in Australia and New Zealand, following 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 …

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Australia & New Zealand PMs pledge support for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup bid!

With just days to go until the FIFA Council votes to decide the location of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand have come together to support their nations’ historic joint bid to host the world’s largest …

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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Bid Evaluation Report published!

Following a detailed assessment of the bid books and visits to the bidding countries, today FIFA confirmed that three bids will be submitted to the FIFA Council in order for it to select the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup host(s) at its meeting to be held online on June 25, 2020. The …

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Oceania cancels qualifiers, New Zealand to play 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India!

The OFC U-17 Women’s Championship 2020 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Oceania Football Confederation’s Executive Committee made the decision to cancel the tournament and nominate New Zealand as OFC’s representative for the rescheduled FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup that is due to be played in India next …

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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Council to select host(s) on June 25!

In light of the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having around the world and the postponement of the FIFA Council meeting that was foreseen to take place in early June 2020 in Addis Ababa, FIFA has today confirmed to the bidding member associations that the selection of the host(s) …

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Four bids submitted for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup bidding process, which has seen an unprecedented interest from member associations, has reached an important milestone, with the following four bids having been submitted by the deadline of December 13, 2019: Joint submission by the Football Federation Australia and New Zealand Football Submission by …

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Bidding process for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup continues with eight countries!

Eight member associations have confirmed their participation in the bidding process for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the first-ever edition of the tournament that will feature 32 teams. The member associations are: Argentinian Football Association Football Federation Australia Brazilian Football Association Colombian Football Association Japan Football Association Korea Football Association …

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Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac impressed by Sarpreet Singh!

Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac has praised Sarpreet Singh as the pre-season training comes to an end and FC Bayern prepare to take on rivals Borussia Dortmund in the German Supercup tomorrow. Talking at the Supercup pre-match press conference, Kovac said: “I think we have made a scoop. His …

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Indian origin Sarpreet Singh of New Zealand signs for Bayern Munich II!

Bundesliga giants FC Bayern Munich have announced the signing of New Zealand international Sarpreet Singh from A-League side Wellington Phoenix FC. The 20-year-old Indian origin attacking midfielder has signed a contract with the FC Bayern Munich Reserves Team which will keep him at the club until June 30, 2022. The …

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