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Women’s World Cup: Hosts Australia and New Zealand reject potential sponsorship from Saudi Arabia

The host football associations of Australia and New Zealand have spoken out against the Saudi Arabian Tourism Authority. Women’s World Cup Off in summer. A report from the portal Athletic According to the report, Visit Saudi will be the partner of the tournament to be held in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20. German team from Martina Voss-Decklenburg There they play in the opening round against Morocco, Colombia and South Korea.


Saudi Arabia is generally criticized internationally for human rights abuses. Kingdom It wants to host the Men’s World Cup in 2030 Sports therefore encourage political initiatives. “If this report proves to be correct, we will be shocked and disappointed to hear it,” the New Zealand FA said in a statement. FIFA has not consulted on this. According to the report, both associations have sent letters of protest to FIFA. The World Association was consulted.

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia won the 2027 Asian Men’s Asian Championship bid at the Asian Continental Confederation Congress in Manama on Wednesday. India was the only candidate to withdraw its candidacy last December.