America and Mexico are working to convey the 2027 Girls’s World Cup to North America.
The U.S. Soccer Federation and the Mexican Soccer Federation introduced plans for a joint bid to host the subsequent match. It could mark the third time that the USA has hosted, although it hasn’t hosted since 2003, and the primary time that Mexico has hosted. Canada held the World Cup in 2015.
“America has at all times been a world chief for the ladies’s sport, and we might be honored to co-host the world’s premier occasion for ladies’s soccer together with Mexico,” U.S. Soccer president Cindy Parlow Cone mentioned in an announcement. “Internet hosting the 2027 Girls’s World Cup gives us an unimaginable alternative to cap off two historic years of World Cup soccer within the CONCACAF area, serving to us proceed to develop the sport amongst our confederation associations. A file six groups from CONCACAF will play within the Girls’s World Cup this summer time, and the USA and Mexico wish to proceed to push the envelope for the event of girls’s soccer throughout your entire area.”
It’s unclear how the bid will likely be arrange particularly, however FIFA has a Might 19 deadline for international locations to submit a proper bid for the 2027 Girls’s World Cup. It should then determine who will get to host formally in 2024.
In idea, the match would look just like the 2026 World Cup. America, Canada and Mexico are becoming a member of collectively to host the subsequent males’s match. Canada could have two cities internet hosting, and Mexico could have three. The remaining 10 will likely be in the USA.
Brazil and South Africa have additionally expressed curiosity in internet hosting the match, and Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany have talked a couple of joint bid.
The subsequent Girls’s World Cup will happen this summer time in Australia and New Zealand. It marks the primary time that 32 international locations will take part.
Each the USA and Mexico have seen fast development of their ladies’s home leagues lately. The Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League already introduced plans to herald two extra new groups in 2024, and the Liga MX Femenil has already expanded to 18 groups.
“Girls’s soccer in Mexico has skilled sustained development during the last 5 years and its improvement, each on and off the sphere, coupled with the feminine empowerment it has achieved and can proceed to attain, is likely one of the strategic priorities of the Federación Mexicana de Fútbol,” Mexican Soccer Federation president Yon de Luisa mentioned in an announcement.
“It’s with pleasure that we’re teaming up once more with the U.S. Soccer Federation within the pursuit of this World Cup for our area, which is able to undoubtedly be historic.”