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FIFA Receive Bid To Host The Women’s World Cup in 2027

FIFA has received four bids to host the Women’s World Cup in 2027. Brazil and South Africa have submitted bids, while Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint expression of interest. The United States and Mexico have also put in a combined bid to stage the tournament. Countries have to submit their full […]

FIFA strips under-17 World Cup from Peru

FIFA said on Monday it had withdrawn the 2023 under-17 World Cup from Peru“given the inability of the host country to fulfil its commitments to completing theinfrastructure required”.The governing body of world football said the 24-team competition would still bestaged on the planned dates, November 10-December 2 and it “will now designate anew host in […]

Indonesia stripped of hosting Under-20 World Cup by FIFA

FIFA has stripped Indonesia of hosting rights for the Under-20 World Cup, andwould also not participate.The decision follows the cancellation of the official draw for the tournament, whichwas due to be held in Bali last Friday.The Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) who were awarded hosting rights in2019, before Israel qualified for the tournament, said FIFA […]

FIFA Set To Retain Four-Teams Groups At 2026 World Cup

 A decision to switch the 2026 World Cup format back to four-team groups could be confirmed later this month. The expanded 48-team competition in the United States, Mexico and Canada was due to feature 16 groups of three. But the excitement generated by last year’s tournament in Qatar, when some groups went down to tense […]