Australia and New Zealand have gone the hosting right to host the forthcoming women’s world cup come 2023 as FIFA Council announced by FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
Both countries are sets to host as the joint bid by the Football Federation Australia and New Zealand Football received 22 of the 35 valid votes cast by the FIFA Council members in the first ballot, with the Colombian Football Association having obtained 13 votes. The full voting results are available below.
Meanwhile, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in France and the subsequent unanimous decision by the FIFA Council, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will be the first edition to feature 32 teams and it will also be the first to be hosted by Australia and New Zealand and across two confederations.
(AFC and OFC)