FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Attracts Record Interest From Potential Hosts

March 19, 2019

FIFA has received a record number of expressions of interest in hosting FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 with nine potential bidders in the running for the tournament.

Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Japan, a joint Korean bid, New Zealand and South Africa are the countries from whom FIFA has received the bids.

According to FIFA, this is the largest-ever list of member associations (MAs) to have submitted formal expressions of interest to FIFA with a view to hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the first edition of which was held in 1991.

All the nine bidders have been given the respective overview and bidding registration documents, and will have until 16 April 2019 to submit their bidding registration to FIFA.

The Fifa Women’s World Cup 2019 will take place in France this summer. Meanwhile, last week India won the bid to host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.