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Australia and New Zealand Will Host 2023 Women’s World Cup
Australia and New Zealand will serve as co-hosts for the 2023 Women’s World Cup, FIFA announced sending one of its two biggest tournaments — and its first 32-team women’s championship — to two nations that have embraced the women’s game.
India named hosts of 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup, to stage tournament for first time since 1979
- The Asian Football Confederation has awarded the hosting rights of the 2022 Women’s Asian Cup to India for the first time since 1979.
- The decision was taken at the AFC Women’s Football Committee meeting. In February, the AFC Women’s Football Committee had recommended India to be hosts.
- In a letter to the All India Football Federation, Dato Windsor John, General Secretary, AFC wrote: “The Committee awarded the hosting rights of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 Finals to the All India Football Federation.”
- President of Asian Football Confederation: Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa.
- President of All India Football Federation: Praful Patel.