Football Federation Australia (FFA) races against the clock to prepare for next week’s Asian Women’s Football Olympic Qualifying Tournament. The event, scheduled for Feb. 3-9, was moved over the weekend from China to Sydney due to the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan. The Asian Football Confederation had initially only moved the games scheduled for Wuhan to
A year after the 2022 Beijing Olympics, China will turn from winter sport to soccer as the country hosts the 2023 Asian Cup finals. The Asian Football Confederation announced China as the winning bid at its congress in Paris on Tuesday. No actual vote was necessary after South Korea announced last month that it was
The president of the United States Soccer Federation, Carlos Cordeiro, confirmed his “total support” for the national women’s team with less than a month to go before the World Cup in France. Carlos Cordeiro was elected US Soccer president in February of 2018 (US Soccer) Cordeiro’s statements to Around the Rings come at a time when members
Rising global interest in women’s football is reflected in the high number of countries who are vying to host the 2023 tournament. (FIFA) FIFA on Wednesday said it had received nine registrations from the nations who last month initially expressed interest in staging the flagship women’s competition. The football associations of Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil,
(WFI) United 2026 bid leaders said they believed they had a clear path to victory, in the end the votes told the story.
(WFI) A joint bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico defeats its lone challenger by 134-65.
June 12 – New reports show that Donald Trump penned letters to FIFA executives to alleviate concerns over visa-free travel to the United 2026 bid.
June 7 – The WFI Podcast returns with some discussion on Lionel Messi, Hope Solo and the 2026 race and Leroy Sane’s absence from the World Cup.
(WFI) FIFA’s boss wants a discussion on expanding the 2022 tournament to 48 teams
(WFI) Candidates to host 2026 FIFA tournament increase their lobbying campaign