Women’s World Cup 2027: FIFA receives four hosting bids

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    With regard to hosting the 2027 Women’s World Cup, Fifa has received four official bids, as they confirmed on Monday.

    FIFA receives four bids to host 2027 Women’s World Cup

    According to reports, the following federations have shown their willingness to host the tournament. 

    1: Belgium/Netherlands/Germany

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    2: Brazil 

    3: South Africa 

    4: United States/Mexico 

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    Among the bidders, the United States has hosted the tournament twice, in 1999 and 2003. Germany was the host, too, in 2011. 

    The upcoming deadline for groups to express their interest is on 19th May. The voting is scheduled on 17th May 2024. 

    Fatma Sampura, the FIFA secretary general, said, 

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    “We are thrilled by the expressions of interest received, not least because they come from member associations with a strong football tradition representing four confederations. 

    All member associations can rely on the most robust and comprehensive bidding process in the history of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. 

    Australia and New Zealand will be co-hosting the 2023 edition of the tournament, which starts on 20th July. The co-hosts for the men’s World Cup in 2026 will be Mexico and Canada.

    United States lifted the trophy last edition

    FIFA Women’s World Cup, the eighth edition in 2019, was won by the United States, who successfully defended their 2015 title. They smashed a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands to win the finals. Sweden and England emerged as the respective third and fourth runners-up. 

    With FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 knocking at the door, the excitement among fans is sky-high. Amidst the bids for hosting the 2027 World Cup, it’ll be thrilling to find out what this edition has on hold for the fans!

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