Australia and New Zealand have beaten Colombia to win the bid to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
In the vote by the FIFA Council, Australia and New Zealand beat Colombia 22-13 to host the tournament which is being expanded to 32 teams.
The 2019 World Cup in France was hailed as a watershed for global interest in the women’s game with record breaking audiences of 1.2 billion people tuning in over the month-long event.
OFFICIAL: The 2023 Women’s World Cup will be held in Australia and New Zealand 🏆 pic.twitter.com/BZ9XCjar3i
— B/R Football (@brfootball) June 25, 2020
Australia and New Zealand selected as hosts of FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ – https://t.co/zgckDl4Ln8
— FIFA Media (@fifamedia) June 25, 2020
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