Gianni Infantino has announced a significant increase in the funding for teams and players taking part in and contributing to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup – Australia and New Zealand . “Today, (we are) embarking on a historic journey for women’s football and for equality,” said the FIFA President, …Read More »
Global survey: majority of fans favour more frequent men’s and women’s FIFA World Cups!
FIFA is today publishing the results of an expanded survey regarding the frequency of the men’s and women’s FIFA World Cups. The survey, conducted from August to November 2021, is part of a wider consultation process with all stakeholders in the game. In May, 166 member associations voted for a …Read More »
FIFA Congress votes on future of FIFA Women’s World Cup hosting & looks to explore new competition opportunities!
The 71st FIFA Congress has unanimously voted to bring the bidding process for the hosting of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in line with the process for the men’s FIFA World Cup. The allocation of all future hosts will be voted on by the FIFA Congress, just as is the …Read More »
FIFA Congress to decide on hosts for future editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup!
Meeting by videoconference, today the FIFA Council conferred to the FIFA Congress the decision to award FIFA Women’s World Cup hosting rights. Until now, the decision has been taken by the FIFA Council, most recently in June 2020 when the hosting rights for the 2023 edition were awarded to Australia …Read More »
FIFA Council unanimously approves expansion of the FIFA Women’s World Cup to 32 teams!
The FIFA Council has unanimously agreed to a proposal to expand the number of teams taking part in the FIFA Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32, with effect as of the next edition of the tournament in 2023. Since the bidding process for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 …Read More »
FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy arrives in Canada after two-month global tour!
On Tuesday, April 30, the FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy arrived in Toronto, Canada, marking the end of a two-month and 24-country tour. Following its launch in Paris on February 24, when FIFA Legends Kristine Lilly and Laura Georges sent the most coveted prize in women’s football off on its …Read More »
FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour kicks off in Paris!
Yesterday the global FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour kicked off in Paris, France, with FIFA Legends Kristine Lilly and Laura Georges sending the trophy off on its whirlwind world tour. Following the launch, the FIFA Women’s World Cup Original Trophy will first travel to Jamaica, Chile and Argentina before …Read More »
India consider bidding to host 2023 AFC Asian Cup & a FIFA Women’s World Cup!
After the success of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, the All India Football Federation is considering of hosting other high level international football tournaments. India recently did lose a bid to Poland to host the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, but the federation with support from the Government of …Read More »