9 cities in Australia, New Zealand to host 2023 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup

9 cities in Australia, New Zealand to host 2023 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup

The opening match will happen at Eden Park in Auckland, with Sydney’s Stadium Australia internet hosting the ultimate. The 2 semi-final matches shall be cut up between Australia and New Zealand.

Nine cities in Australia, New Zealand to host 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

US are the defending champions of FIFA Ladies’s World Cup. Picture: AP/File

Sydney: The 2023 Ladies’s World Cup of soccer shall be unfold throughout 9 cities in Australia and New Zealand.

The opening match will happen at Eden Park in Auckland, with Sydney’s Stadium Australia internet hosting the ultimate. The 2 semi-final matches shall be cut up between Australia and New Zealand.

That format is much like different World Cup tournaments in different sports activities, together with most not too long ago in 2015 when Australia and New Zealand shared internet hosting of the cricket World Cup.

It will likely be the first-of-a-kind World Cup, co-hosted by members of various confederations. Australia joined the Asian confederation after qualifying for the 2006 males’s World Cup, leaving New Zealand as the biggest member of the Oceania confederation.

This World Cup may also be the primary to characteristic 32 groups, up from the 24 that participated within the 2019 ladies’s match in France. The US ladies’s nationwide crew is the defending champion.

The schedule for the occasion shall be introduced later this yr, FIFA stated in saying the host cities Wednesday in Zurich. The choice follows an eight-month course of with the member federations from every nation.

“Constructing on the unimaginable success of France 2019 each on and off the pitch, the FIFA Ladies’s World Cup 2023 and 9 host cities throughout Australia and New Zealand won’t solely showcase the world’s easiest gamers, however may also present a strong platform to unite and encourage folks, remodel lives and create a long-lasting legacy for girls’s soccer in Australia and New Zealand and around the globe,” FIFA President Gianni Infantino stated in a ready assertion.

The host cities and stadiums are: Adelaide, Hindmarsh Stadium; Auckland, Tamaki Makaurau-Eden Park; Brisbane, Brisbane Stadium; Dunedin, Otepoti-Dunedin Stadium; Hamilton, Kirikiriroa-Waikato Stadium; Melbourne, Melbourne Rectangular Stadium; Perth, Perth Rectangular Stadium; Sydney, Stadium Australia and Sydney Soccer Stadium; Wellington, Te Whanganui-a-Tara-Wellington Stadium.


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