The United States might have an opportunity to host again to again World Cups. U.S. Soccer had formally expressed curiosity within the likelihood to host the 2027 Women’s World Cup, and on Monday FIFA introduced which federations have particularly expressed curiosity. They’ve joined a joint method alongside Mexico and there are additionally three different possible bids from Brazil, South Africa and a joint bid together with Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
Next, FIFA will ship a bidding settlement to stipulate the rules of the method and federations may have till May 19 to finish it.
Mexico has by no means hosted a Women’s World Cup whereas the United States final hosted the event in 2003 when it was moved from China. The United States additionally hosted the Women’s World Cup in 1999. The 2027 version of the event would be the second to incorporate 32 groups after it was expanded forward of this yr’s version happening in Australia and New Zealand.
“The United States has at all times been a world chief for the ladies’s recreation, and we might be honored to co-host the world’s premier occasion for girls’s soccer together with Mexico,” mentioned U.S. Soccer president Cindy Parlow Cone, who performed in two Women’s World Cups and was a key a part of the USA’s 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup championship. “Hosting the 2027 Women’s World Cup supplies us an unimaginable alternative to cap off two historic years of World Cup soccer within the Concacaf area, serving to us proceed to develop the sport amongst our confederation associations. A document six groups from Concacaf will play within the Women’s World Cup this summer season, and the United States and Mexico need to proceed to push the envelope for the event of ladies’s soccer throughout the whole area.”
Nations will likely be required to submit their official bids by December 8 following an onsite workshop that can happen on the 2023 World Cup and in Feb. 2024, FIFA will conduct onsite inspection visits to bidding nations to publish a bid analysis report in May 2024.
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