Host Australia and New Zealand automatically qualify, with their slots taken directly from the quotas allocated to their confederations.
Australia and New Zealand were handed the right to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup football tournament by a comfortable margin after a vote by the FIFA Council on Thursday.
Brazil withdraws from race to host 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, backs Colombia to organise tournament
Brazil has withdrawn its candidacy to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, with the Brazilian Football Confederation saying the government did not consider it wise to offer financial guarantees in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an open vote of the 37-member FIFA Council, the result of each round of balloting and each voter’s choice will be made public.
South Korea withdraws bid for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup after plans to host jointly with North Korea fail
The KFA initially pushed to jointly host the games with North Korea at the recommendation of FIFA President Gianni Infantino, but strained inter-Korean relations failed to realize a unified bid
Australia, New Zealand launch joint bid for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup; Japan, South Africa also expected to join race
Australia and New Zealand have launched a joint bid backed by both governments to bring the women’s soccer World Cup to the southern hemisphere for the first time in 2023.
Australia had previously bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup but lost out to Qatar.