The rapid growth of women’s football has Women’s World Cup organisers bullish and planning for a huge influx of international visitors beyond initial expectations.
FIFA Women’s World Cup organisers will revisit the international visitor numbers and economic impact data included in the bid for next year’s tournament in Australia and New Zealand after unprecedented growth of women’s football.
Presenting a segment at the Ministry of Sport’s Women in Sport summit on the Gold Coast on Thursday, Jane Fernandez (Australia) and Jane Patterson (New Zealand) the chief operating officers for next year’s Women’s World Cup, outlined the extraordinary opportunities for the event next July and August.
“Looking at the Euros and how that was such an unbelievable success, it’s important that we review our numbers and make sure that we’re ready,” Fernandez said.
“This is part of…