|Dates||June – July (expected)|
|Teams||32 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||TBA (in TBA host cities)|
The 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup will be the 10th edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The tournament will involve 32 national teams, including that of the host nation, after FIFA announced the expansion of the tournament in July 2019.
The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's international governing body. The competition has been held every four years since 1991, when the inaugural tournament, then called the FIFA Women's World Championship, was held in China. Under the tournament's current format, national teams vie for 23 slots in a three-year qualification phase. The host nation's team is automatically entered as the 24th slot. The tournament proper, alternatively called the World Cup Finals, is contested at venues within the host nation(s) over a period of about one month.
Women's association football, usually known as women's football or women's soccer, is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world and 176 national teams participate internationally.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.
The bidding process has not started yet, but there are some proposed bids for the World Cup.
The Nordic nations (Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have expressed interest in a combined bid to host the World Cup with a statement from Norwegian Football Association president Terje Svendsen saying "We have a good Nordic co-operation and the Nordic countries have a leading position in women's football." The only Nordic nation that has previously hosted a Women's World Cup is Sweden, which did so in 1995.
The 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup, the second edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was held in Sweden and won by Norway. The tournament featured 12 women's national teams from six continental confederations. The 12 teams were drawn into three groups of four and each group played a round-robin tournament. At the end of the group stage, the top two teams and two best third-ranked teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the final at Råsunda Stadium on 18 June 1995.
The Dutch government declare an interest in hosting the tournament after a successful UEFA Women's Euro 2017 which saw the Dutch win the tournament. The Netherlands have never hosted a World Cup.
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Carlos Cordeiro, who was elected president of the United States Soccer Federation in 2018, expressed an interest in having the U.S. host the tournament as a part of his campaign platform, stating "I believe we can and should host the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2027."If successful, this would see the U.S. hosting the Women's World Cup one year after co-hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup and one year before Los Angeles hosts the 2028 Summer Olympics. The United States would be the first nation to host the Women's World Cup three times, having previously done so in 1999 and 2003; the 1999 edition set a record for highest average attendance, with the final between the host team and China at the Rose Bowl still ranking as the most-attended women's sporting event in history.
Carlos Cordeiro is an American soccer administrator who is currently the president of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). On February 10, 2018, Cordeiro won the first contested election for the USSF presidency since 1998.
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The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be the 23rd FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men's football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The tournament will be jointly hosted by 16 cities in three North American countries; 60 matches, including the quarterfinals, semi-finals, and the final, will be hosted by the United States while neighboring Canada and Mexico will each host 10 matches. The tournament will be the first hosted by three nations.
After the Chileans' participation in the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, their sports minister Pauline Kantor, announced the intention to organize the competition for 2027, saying "Particularly, yes. Absolutely. It is a dream for all the development that implies. The World Cup is not just an event. The World Cup also leaves infrastructure and leaves interest. I believe that a Women's World Cup would leave an interest in all the girls, who continue and do it, but who could see themselves even more identified with their referents." Chile will host the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago.
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