FA ‘contemplating’ bid to host 2031 Girls’s World Cup, admits chairperson Debbie Hewitt | Soccer Information
FA chair Debbie Hewitt says they’re contemplating a bid to stage the 2031 Girls’s World Cup.
In an interview with The Instances, Hewitt says the FA wish to maintain large sporting occasions and is conscious of the knock-on results.
She stated: “We wish to be generally known as a centre for efficiently internet hosting main occasions. It has a vastly constructive influence on the nation and on native communities who take part, so why would not we now have ambitions to host a Girls’s World Cup, notably as the ladies’s sport is rising?”
Hewitt provides the FA’s minds are presently centered on the UK and Eire bid to stage the boys’s Euros in 2028 however that “the Girls’s World Cup is a really enticing proposition.”
Requested whether or not that will imply urgent forward with a bid for the 2031 event, Hewitt stated: “We will surely take into account it.”
The FA must await the result of the bidding course of for the 2027 Girls’s World Cup earlier than a choice is made to bid for the 2031 version.
There are presently 4 bids for the 2027 occasion – South Africa, Brazil, a joint USA/Mexico bid and one other joint bid comprising of Germany/Holland and Belgium.
If a European pitch is profitable and hosts the event then the FA must have a look at delaying a bid till 2035.
The hosts of the 2027 World Cup might be decided by the FIFA Congress by way of public voting on Might 17 2024