The 2023 Girls’s World Cup simply wrapped up this previous summer season. However now eyes flip to the subsequent version of the premier girls’s soccer occasion. Right this moment is the ultimate day for nations to submit their bids to host the 2027 FIFA Girls’s World Cup, and one main entrant waited till the final second.
USA and Mexico suggest joint bid, following 2026 males’s match
On the final day to submit, america and Mexico formally threw their hats within the ring on Friday to turn out to be co-hosts of the 2027 occasion.
With the slogan of “New Heights” and a snazzy bid brand, the duo hopes to entice FIFA by using the substantial infrastructure that might be constructed up from the 12 months earlier than on the 2026 males’s World Cup. The 2027 USA-Mexico bid brand options twin eagles – the Mexican golden eagle and American bald eagle. The central “27”, and your entire image, is a intelligent ambigram – it reads the identical the other way up. A fast graphic design sidebar: this brand is already miles higher than something that has been performed for the 2026 World Cup.
The bid boasts that a lot of the venues will seat greater than 65,000 followers. This means that the identical main stadiums from ’26 might be most popular as a substitute of smaller soccer-specific venues.
The USA, in fact, has hosted two Girls’s World Cups up to now – 1999 and 2003. 2003 was truly much like the thought behind the 2027 bid, however for various causes. A SARS outbreak in China compelled FIFA to maneuver that competitors on quick discover. And the US’s infrastructure made it a simple match. This time it’s on goal – to trip the hype from ’26 and the expansion of the ladies’s recreation in North America to provide the most important Girls’s World Cup ever.
Potential Host Cities
The cities included within the twin bid are Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, LA, Miami, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay, and Seattle. From Mexico, Guadalajara, León, Mexico Metropolis, Monterrey, and Querétaro are included. All the US cities can even host video games in 2026 on the males’s match. Solely Kansas Metropolis has been left off from the 2026 roster of host websites. Guadalajara, Mexico Metropolis, and Monterrey will host in ’26, with León and Querétaro as the one new additions for 2027.
It’s certainly to be an attractive chance for FIFA. However the USA and Mexico will not be alone within the race to host.
Three bids within the working for 2027 World Cup
Whereas they publically declared their intent months in the past, the trio of Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands formally despatched of their bid ebook right this moment as nicely.
With a catchy slogan of “Breaking New Floor” – BNG for Belgium/Netherlands/Germany – these three might be hoping to convey the competitors again to Europe. France just lately hosted the 2019 version, whereas Germany (2011) and Sweden (1995) have been solo hosts up to now.
The membership recreation has exploded in Europe just lately, with many main golf equipment growing funding within the girls’s recreation. The European bid might be hoping to faucet into that wave of progress for certain.
The lone solo bid for the 2027 match is from Brazil. The Girls’s World Cup has by no means been held in South America earlier than. This provides Brazil a leg up in that division. FIFA has been eager to “develop the sport” by bringing massive occasions to new areas up to now. South America is definitely no stranger to soccer, however on the ladies’s facet, they’ve lagged behind.
FIFA will start with on-site inspections subsequent February. On Could 17, 2024, on the 74th FIFA Congress, it’s anticipated that the 2027 Girls’s World Cup host(s) might be named.