Australia and New Zealand will have the 2023 Women’s World Cup, Fifa has reported.

The joint offer stretched out beyond Colombia, which was the main other opponent in the pursuing Brazil and Japan dropped out of the race prior in June.

The 2023 variant will be the first in the ladies’ down to highlight 32 sides – up from the current 24.

The opposition is planned to happen from July to August 2023.

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Fifa president Gianni Infantino stated: “The offering procedure was exceptionally serious. We might want to thank both of the bidders for their momentous work. It was outrageously decidedly ready.”

The Australia and New Zealand offer got 22 of the 35 votes cast by the Fifa Council individuals, with Colombia getting 13 votes. Football Association administrator Greg Clarke decided in favor of Colombia as did the other eight Uefa individuals.

Infantino said he was “astonished” by Uefa individuals deciding in favor of Colombia, in spite of the lower score in Fifa’s specialized assessment of each offer. Colombia got a score of 2.8 out of 5.0, while Australia and New Zealand was checked 4.1

“These (specialized offer) reports need to mean something,” said Infantino.

Uefa said its individuals decided in favor of Colombia as it “spoke to a key open door for the improvement of ladies’ football in South America”.

Infantino additionally proposed the ladies’ competition could be organized at regular intervals and is sharp for South America and Africa to arrange it.

Infantino additionally reported a financing help for the game.

“We have chosen to grant $1bn (£805m) to the advancement of ladies’ football in the coming four years,” he said.

“We encountered a year ago in France an incredible Women’s World Cup. It broke all records. It carried ladies’ football to a genuinely worldwide stage.”

Australia and New Zealand’s joint offer

The joint offer from Australia and New Zealand guaranteed “an uncommon degree of speculation” in the competition.

This will be the main World Cup facilitated across two of football’s mainland confederations (Australia are in the Asia confederation, while New Zealand are a piece of Oceania).

Chris Nikou, leader of Football Federation Australia (FFA) said the expected rivalry will be “earth shattering”.

He included: “Not exclusively will it be the first historically speaking co-confederation facilitated Fifa World Cup and the first ever Fifa Women’s World Cup in the Asia-Pacific district, however we will open the enormous potential for development in ladies’ football in the Asia-Pacific locale.”

The leader of New Zealand Football, Johanna Wood, stated: “We accept we have been given a fortune, and we will care for that treasure.


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