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Brazil chosen to host 2027 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup following a vote by FIFA’s 211 members


Brazil will host the 2027 Ladies’s World Cup after a vote of FIFA’s full membership selected the South American bid over a joint proposal from Belgium, Netherlands and Germany.

The FIFA Congress on Friday chosen from a diminished discipline of two candidates to host the 2027 match after a joint bid by the US and Mexico was pulled late final month, and South Africa withdrew its candidacy in November.

Will probably be the primary time the worldwide girls’s match will probably be staged in South America.

The Brazilian bid crew hugged and celebrated on the rostrum after the consequence was introduced, and described it as a victory for ladies’s soccer, for his or her nation and for South America.

“We’re a South American nation that achieved the victory for ladies’s soccer on the planet,” Brazil’s soccer federation Renaldo Rodiques mentioned earlier than reflecting on latest flooding that has devastated components of the nation. “After the issues that affect all Brazilians — a disaster because of the local weather change — our achievement as we speak, the primary Ladies’s World Cup in South America will assist strengthen us.”

It was the primary time that every one of FIFA’s members associations had the chance to weigh in on the host of the ladies’s match. Beforehand, it was determined by the FIFA Council, the governing physique’s decision-making committee.

There have been 207 member associations eligible to vote within the digital poll which gave three choices: Brazil, BNG or abstain.

FIFA launched the outcomes that confirmed Brazil obtained 119 votes and the joint European bid obtained 78.

Brazil had been favored to win the competition, notably after rating greater in a FIFA analysis report final week.

Reporting by The Related Press.

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