2023 FIFA Women's World Cup
The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup will be the ninth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The tournament will involve 24 national teams, including that of the host nation, assuming the current format of the finals is maintained.
|Teams||24 or 32 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||TBA (in TBA host cities)|
In July 2019, FIFA president Gianni Infantino proposed an expansion of the Women's World Cup from 24 to 32 teams, possibly starting with the 2023 edition, as well as doubling the tournament's prize money.
The following ten countries have confirmed that they will bid for the 2023 World Cup, and have submitted the required registration to FIFA:
- Australia (further information)
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- South Korea (expressing interest in a joint bid with North Korea)
- 15 March 2019: Deadline to submit the completed expression of interest form to FIFA
- 18 March 2019: FIFA to dispatch the bidding registration and overview documents
- 16 April 2019: Deadline to submit the completed bidding registration to FIFA
- 18 April 2019: FIFA to dispatch hosting documents to the member associations that have returned the bidding registration by the above deadline
- 4 October 2019: Submission of the bid book, the signed hosting agreement and all other hosting documents to FIFA
- February 2020: FIFA will publish the bid evaluation reports
- 20 March 2020: Expected appointment date of the host(s) by the FIFA Council; it will be decided by 37 FIFA board members whose ballots will be publicised after the vote.
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