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TWO BIDDERS: Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, plus Brazil vying to host 2027 Women’s World Cup – Front Row Soccer

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There have been two bids submitted to host the 2027 Women’s World Cup, FIFA has announced.

There have been two bids submitted to host the 2027 Women’s World Cup, FIFA has announced.

There is a joint bid by the Royal Belgian Football Association, the German Football Association and the Royal Netherlands Football Association, and there is a single bid by the Brazilian Football Association.

In accordance with the voting procedure, both bids will be submitted to the 74th FIFA Congress that will convene on May 17 in Bangkok in order for FIFA’s 211 member associations to decide on the 2027 host(s) through an open vote.

FIFA’s Bid Evaluation Report incorporates a variety of criteria, ranging from event vision and key metrics, infrastructure, services, commercial aspects, and sustainability and human rights.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Guardian.com. Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of BigAppleSoccer.com. He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at Amazon.com.

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