Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany on Wednesday announced their bid to jointly host the Women’s World Cup in 2027. The recent edition of the Women's World Cup took place this year and was hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The Spanish team took home its maiden World Cup trophy after beating England in the final.
The bid by the aforementioned European countries will be rivalled by proposals from the United States and Mexico, South Africa and Brazil. The hosts of the next Women's World Cup will be announced by FIFA in May 2024. If the bid goes in favour of the Belgian, Dutch and German FAs it would be the second time the marquee tournament will be played in Germany after 2011.
Talking about the bid, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany FAs released a statement talking about being confident of hosting a tournament of unparalleled quality. The statement said, "We are delighted to announce the official launch of the BNG2027 bid. Following months of preparations, we look forward to presenting our bid to host the FIFA 2027 Women's World Cup which we are confident will deliver a tournament of unparalleled quality for both participating teams and fans from across the world."
Further in the statement, the three countries revealed that they will shape a bid as per the requirements set by FIFA for staging the tournament. "This will be set out and outlined in the bid book that will be delivered on December 8," the statement added.