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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 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.

Following on from the astounding success of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France and the subsequent unanimous decision by the FIFA Council, the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be the first edition to feature 32 teams and it will also be the first to be hosted by Australia and New Zealand and across two confederations (AFC and OFC).

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