ZURICH – South Africa are among the 10 countries which will be bidding to host the Women's Football World Cup in 2023.
The latest country to join the bidding fray is Belgium for a World Cup that will increase from 24 to 32 teams.
The 10 member associations (MA) who have expressed interest in hosting the event are Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Japan, Korea (expressing interest in a joint bid with DPR Korea Football Association), New Zealand and South Africa.
All 10 bidders have received the overview of the bidding process (including updated high-level hosting requirements) and will have until September 2 to confirm their participation.
Up until the deadline for bid submissions, any member association wishing to join an existing bid will be permitted to do so provided that it also submits a bidding registration to Fifa.