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FIFA approves Women’s World Cup expansion to 32 teams in 2023

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Football’s world governing body, FIFA, has approved the expansion of the Women’s World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition.

Brazil’s Marta (R) in action against Australia at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

It has also reopened the bidding process for potential hosts.

“The FIFA Council has unanimously agreed to a proposal to expand the number of teams taking part in the women’s World Cup from 24 to 32.

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“This is with effect as of the next edition of the tournament in 2023,” it said in a statement. (Reuters/NAN)


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