• Thu. Oct 22nd, 2020

Web web hosting Women’s World Cup can even very properly be ‘transformative’: NZF chief

Web web hosting Women’s World Cup can even very properly be ‘transformative’: NZF chief
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand soccer chief Andrew Pragnell says their joint advise to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup with Australia would possibly maybe well even be a template for unsuitable FIFA confederation cooperation and that the match would possibly maybe presumably transform the game in Oceania.

NZF Chief Executive Pragnell told Reuters the timing used to be criminal to open a advise to host the World Cup, which has been expanded to 32 teams from 24 after the 2019 tournament in France drew huge tv audiences and commercial interest.

The joint advise bought the excellent score in a FIFA evaluate narrate earlier this month and used to be given one other enhance on Monday when Japan withdrew from contention, leaving Colombia as the entirely rival bidder.

“Must you discover the expansion of the match, it’s entirely going one scheme,” Pragnell said sooner than Thursday’s vote. “It is rising exponentially.