26 Jun 2020

New Zealand to host FIFA Women's World Cup alongside Australia

From Morning Report, 7:08 am on 26 June 2020

New Zealand will be the host of the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2023 in a joint partnership with Australia.

The trans-Tasman bid beat out that of final rival Colombia by 22 votes to 13 at the FIFA council meeting in Zurich early this morning.

It marks the first time ever the women's tournament will be held in the Southern Hemisphere.

New Zealand Football chief executive Andrew Pragnell and Football Fern Annalie Longo speak to Corin Dann.