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Sydney opens 2023 Women’s World Cup final, Auckland opens – Soccer Sports

Five Australian cities and four New Zealand cities will host the match at the 2023 Women’s World Cup. The tournament begins in Auckland and ends at the Sydney Stadium in Australia.

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FIFA announced the host city at the World Cup, the first female version featuring 32 teams, more than two years away.

“The appointment of nine host cities will be a major milestone for players and football fans in Australia, New Zealand and around the world, not just for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023,” said FIFA President Gianni Infantino. ..

Of the 10 stadiums nominated to host 64 games, two are in Sydney (including the upcoming Sydney Football Stadium) and one is selected from each of the other host cities.

The decision on where to play the game was made after an eight-month review process, including each of the 12 candidate cities and 13 stadiums. Nine stadiums were used at the Women’s World Cup in France in 2019.

“FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will be Australia’s largest sporting event since the 2000 Sydney Olympics, introducing Australia and New Zealand to more than a billion spectators around the world,” said Chris Nikou, President of the Football Federation of Australia. It was. “Today’s tournament host city and match venue announcement is a major milestone for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup. This tournament will unite the country, inspire generations and make it a diverse and multicultural game. It’s the perfect platform to grow in the next few years. “

Auckland’s Eden Park was selected as the tournament opener for July 2023.

“We are honored to co-sponsor the FIFA Women’s World Cup with Australia in 2023 and look forward to welcoming the world’s best athletes and their supporters to Aotearoa, New Zealand,” said Johann Wood, president of New Zealand football. It was.

The host cities and stadiums are:

Adelaide-Hindmarsh Stadium

Auckland-Eden Park

Brisbane-Brisbane Stadium

Dunedin-Dunedin Stadium

Hamilton-Waikato Stadium

Melbourne-Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

Perth-Perth Rectangular Stadium

Sydney-Australia Stadium and Sydney Football Stadium

Wellington-Wellington Stadium

– Soccer Sports

Sydney opens 2023 Women’s World Cup final, Auckland opens

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