- 9 Host Cities and 10 stadiums throughout Australia and New Zealand to welcome the world’s finest gamers and soccer followers in 2023
- Opening Match to happen in Auckland and Sydney to host Final
- Australia and New Zealand to host one semi-remaining every
The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ took an necessary and thrilling step at the moment with the announcement of the 9 Host Cities and 10 stadiums in Australia and New Zealand that can host matches through the event.
With simply over two years to go till a number of the finest gamers on the planet take to the sphere in Australia and New Zealand, the Host City announcement represents a serious milestone for a lot of soccer followers and gamers all over the world, in addition to within the preparations for the following FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023 – which would be the first-ever co-hosted FIFA Women’s World Cup and the primary version to characteristic 32 groups.
The Host Cities and stadiums for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 are:
• Adelaide – Hindmarsh Stadium
• Auckland / Tāmaki Makaurau – Eden Park
• Brisbane – Brisbane Stadium
• Dunedin / Ōtepoti – Dunedin Stadium
• Hamilton / Kirikiriroa – Waikato Stadium
• Melbourne – Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
• Perth – Perth Rectangular Stadium
• Sydney – Stadium Australia and Sydney Football Stadium
• Wellington / Te Whanganui-a-Tara – Wellington Stadium
In addition to revealing the Host Cities and stadiums, FIFA has additionally introduced at the moment that Eden Park in Auckland will host the opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 with Stadium Australia in Sydney chosen to host the Final.
Both Australia and New Zealand may even host one semi-remaining every with the total match schedule for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 to be introduced later this yr.
Speaking on the number of the Host Cities for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, stated:
“The appointment of the 9 Host Cities represents a serious milestone for the following FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, in addition to for gamers and soccer followers throughout Australia, New Zealand and all over the world.
“Building on the incredible success of France 2019 both on and off the pitch, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 and 9 Host Cities across Australia and New Zealand will not only showcase the world’s very best players, but will also provide a powerful platform to unite and inspire people, transform lives and create a lasting legacy for women’s football in Australia and New Zealand and around the world.”
Chris Nikou, Football Australia President, stated:
“The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ would be the largest sporting occasion on Australian soil because the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, showcasing Australia and New Zealand to a worldwide viewers of over one billion folks.
“Today’s announcement of the Host Cities and match venues for the tournament is a major milestone in the build-up to the next FIFA Women’s World Cup™ – a tournament that will unite nations, inspire generations, and provide our diverse and multicultural game with the perfect platform to grow over the coming years.”
Johanna Wood, President of New Zealand Football, stated:
“It is a privilege to co-host the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023 with Australia and we look forward to welcoming the world’s best athletes and their supporters to Aotearoa New Zealand.”
“We have and will continue to work with our partners to deliver the biggest, most exciting and best tournament to date. The legacy of FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 starts now and will go on to leave a lasting impression on women’s sport across both countries and the wider Asia-Pacific region.”
The number of the Host Cities and stadiums follows an intensive and complete course of over the past 8-months performed by FIFA, along with the 2 host associations, which included a collection of digital workshops and one-to-one workshops with all candidate host cities and stadiums, in addition to an in-depth evaluation of the Host City and stadium infrastructure and amenities, coaching websites and lodging.