Bidding process for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ continues with eight member associations

Zurich, September 3, 2019: Eight member associations have confirmed their participation in the bidding process for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, the first-ever edition of the tournament that will feature 32 teams.

The member associations are:

• Argentinian Football Association

Football Federation Australia

Brazilian Football Association

Colombian Football Association

Japan Football Association

Korea Football Association (expressing interest in a joint bid with DPR

Korea Football Association)

New Zealand Football

South African Football Association

FIFA has now dispatched the updated bidding and hosting documents to all eight member associations, which will have until 13 December 2019 to submit their bid book, the signed hosting agreement and all other hosting and bidding documents to FIFA.

Up until the deadline for bid submissions, any member association wishing to join an existing bid will be permitted to do so provided that it also submits a bidding registration to FIFA.

All bid books (Bidding process FIFA 2023) will be published on FIFA.com.

FIFA is set to conduct official inspections to the relevant member associations in January and February 2020 and the appointment of the host(s) is expected for May 2020. —- FIFA

KEY OBJECTIVES

Grow Participation
Increasing the level of female participation in football all over the world is central to FIFA 2.0, with the stated goal of having 60 million players by 2026.

Enhance the Commercial Value
Shaping new revenue streams and optimising existing ones around women’s events will allow expansion of development efforts.

Build the Foundations
Creating a more sophisticated women’s football ecosystem and encouraging leadership roles for women will modernise management of the game.

These ambitious aims will achieve through the execution of the five pillars below.

1) DEVELOP AND GROW … ON AND OFF THE PITCH
2) SHOWCASE THE GAME … IMPROVE WOMEN’S COMPETITIONS
3) COMMUNICATE & COMMERCIALISE … BROADEN EXPOSURE & VALUE
4) GOVERN & LEAD … STRIVE FOR GENDER BALANCE
5) EDUCATE & EMPOWER … BUILD CAPACITY & KNOWLEDGE

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