Sponsor City selection process for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ to start with virtual workshops

  • 12 applicant cities in Australia and New Zealand to take part in virtual workshops from twenty October to 4 November

Following the choice in June to award Quotes and New Zealand the right in order to host the next FIFA Women’s Entire world Cup™ in 2023, the process to choose the Host Cities for the competition took its first steps nowadays with confirmation that virtual training courses between FIFA and the 12 applicant cities will take place from 20 Oct to 4 November.

The virtual workshops will provide the forum for the 12 candidate towns to learn more about the venue selection procedure from FIFA and the host associate associations – Football Federation Quotes and New Zealand Football. The particular cities will also present an revise on their plans, which will be followed by a good interactive Q& A session where functional aspects will be discussed.

The 12 candidate cities which will take part in the virtual workshops are usually:

  • Sydney : Adelaide, Brisbane, Launceston, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney* 
  • New Zealand : Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Wellington

*Stadium Australia plus Sydney Football Stadium

Speaking ahead of the virtual workshops, Colin Smith, FIFA Chief Tournaments & Events Officer, said:

“We look forward to the virtual training courses over the coming weeks as we get our first steps together with Quotes and New Zealand towards the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. These types of workshops will provide an useful forum for more information about the 12 candidate cities, for example their plans for stadia, coaching sites and other key operational locations. ”

Following the bottom line of the virtual workshops and in collection with FIFA’s policy to follow the particular recommendations and guidance from wellness authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic, appointments to all candidate cities will be prepared when it is safe to do so.

The FIFA Women’s World Mug 2023 will be the first FIFA Entire world Cup – men’s or women’s – to be co-hosted by 2 confederations, as well as the first FIFA Women’s World Cup to feature thirty-two teams.