Football News Update: Brazil Secures 2027 Women’s World Cup Hosting

In a major development for women’s football, Brazil has been declared the host of the 2027 Women’s World Cup at the FIFA Congress. The Brazilian bid secured the backing of 119 member associations, outpacing the joint bid from Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany, which received 78 votes.

Brazil to Host the 2027 Women’s World Cup

“We knew we would be celebrating a victory for South American women’s soccer and for women,” said Ednaldo Rodrigues, the president of the Brazilian Football Confederation. “You can be sure, with no vanity, we will accomplish the best World Cup for women.”

According to a FIFA technical evaluation, Brazil’s bid received a score of 4 out of 5, compared to 3.7 for the European joint bid. FIFA President Gianni Infantino praised the decision, stating that the Brazil tournament will be “the best Women’s World Cup ever.”

FIFA’s Club World Cup Plans and Ongoing Debates

In other football news, Infantino addressed the ongoing debate surrounding FIFA’s plans for a 32-team men’s Club World Cup next summer. He stated that the prospect of legal action from the World Leagues Association and FIFPRO is a “futile debate,” arguing that the revenue generated from such events is crucial for the development of football worldwide.

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Fans can also look forward to updates on the Euro 2024, Champions League, FIFA World Cup, Women’s World Cup, Africa Cup of Nations Standings, Premier League, EFL Cup, EFL Championship, EFL One, EFL Two, and the FA Cup as the football season progresses.

Stay tuned for more exciting football news and updates from around the world.

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