Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau to host draw and opening match; Groups will discover out on 22 October 2022 the place and who they are going to be taking part in; Pleasure builds with qualification underway all over the world.
FIFA Secretary Basic Fatma Samoura and New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson have at this time introduced that Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau will host the Draw for the FIFA Girls’s World Cup 2023™ on Saturday, 22 October 2022.
Going down in Aotea Centre, the Draw will reveal the match fixtures for the 32 groups competing within the ninth version of the FIFA Girls’s World Cup, collectively hosted by Australia and New Zealand in simply over a yr.
The globally televised draw present will embody cultural performances and insights into the 5 Australian and 4 New Zealand Host Cities that may welcome groups and soccer followers, in addition to many surprises.
Talking at at this time’s announcement in Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau, Minister Robertson – who can be the event’s lead minister – stated it could be an actual privilege to have the Draw for the FIFA Girls’s World Cup 2023 in Aotearoa.
“Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau won’t solely host the event’s opening ceremony and opening match that includes the Soccer Ferns on 20 July 2023, however will now additionally host the draw.
“The draw is an internationally important occasion in its personal proper. It supplies a possibility for New Zealand and Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau to showcase our tradition and traditions to a worldwide viewers.
“Right this moment’s announcement additionally begins to create pleasure because the draw reveals which groups we’ll be internet hosting in New Zealand.”
FIFA Secretary Basic Fatma Samoura said: “Preparations are effectively underway in Australia and New Zealand to welcome the world’s largest girls’s single-sport occasion. The official attract October marks an necessary milestone for groups and followers within the countdown to the FIFA Girls’s World Cup 2023.
“We’re excited in regards to the affect and potential of this event to encourage and encourage extra women and girls to become involved in soccer and we sit up for the draw setting the stage for the FIFA Girls’s World Cup to succeed in Past Greatness.”
An thrilling few months of qualifiers lie forward for followers earlier than the draw takes place. Groups from throughout Africa, Central and North America, South America and Oceania will safe qualification berths for the FIFA Girls’s World Cup 2023 via a number of confederation tournaments happening from July to October.
Ten groups may even compete for the ultimate three slots on the Play-Off Event for the FIFA Girls’s World Cup 2023 subsequent yr.
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In regards to the Draw for the FIFA Girls’s World Cup 2023:
On the draw, the 32 groups are allotted to eight teams, which can decide the nation they are going to be primarily based in for his or her group stage matches.
The draw will characteristic:
Round 800 attendees together with senior FIFA and confederation officers, worldwide media, broadcast networks, representatives from the 32 groups, and Business Associates.
A globally televised draw present which is usually an hour lengthy. Along with the precise draw, different televised parts embody cultural performances and photographs of each Australia and New Zealand in addition to the Host Cities that may additionally activate on the draw occasion.
Roughly 120 crew representatives who will keep on and go to coaching websites and lodging throughout Australia and New Zealand .
In regards to the FIFA Girls’s World Cup 2023:
The FIFA Girls’s World Cup is the most important girls’s single-sport occasion on the earth with the potential to generate important social and financial advantages and go away a long-lasting legacy for the event of girls’s soccer in each Australia and New Zealand.
Thirty-two groups will compete within the FIFA Girls’s World Cup 2023 – up from 24 in France in 2019.
9 groups (China PR, Japan, Korea Republic, Philippines and Vietnam from Asia, and France, Spain, Sweden and Denmark from Europe) have now certified for the FIFA Girls’s World Cup 2023 and can be part of the 2 host nations – Australia and New Zealand.
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