SOUTH AFRICA BIDS FOR WOMEN’S WORLD CUP HOSTING

The South Africa Football Association has joined a host of countries interested in staging the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Following its invitation to all member associations (MAs) to express their interest in submitting a bid to host the final competition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, FIFA has received a total of nine expressions, namely from Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia and Japan.

Others are the joint bid of North and South Korea, New Zealand and South Africa.

All interested countries were sent the respective overview and bidding registration documents, and will have until 16 April 2019 to submit their bidding registration to FIFA

In line with the principles outlined in the overview document available on FIFA.com and with the bidding for the FIFA World Cup 2026, FIFA will implement a fair and transparent process, which will include a clear evaluation model as well as a concrete commitment to sustainability and human rights. All bid books will be published in full on FIFA.com in October 2019.

Based on the FIFA Statutes, the FIFA Council will appoint the host(s) of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. As communicated in the overview document and confirmed by the FIFA Council at its recent meeting in Miami, the result of each ballot and the related votes by the members of the FIFA Council will be open and made public.

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