Together with Belgium and the Netherlands, Germany is bidding to host the Women’s World Cup 2027, which would be “another highlight in the history of soccer” after the 2024 European Championship in Germany, according to the DFB President.
The German Football Association is bidding with Belgium and the Netherlands to host the Women’s World Cup 2027, joining an initiative of the Dutch, the association announced on Monday. If the application is successful, Germany would host a Women’s World Cup for the second time after 2011. It is not yet clear when a decision will be made on the awarding of the titles.
“After UEFA EURO 2024 in Germany, the Women’s World Cup 2027 would be another highlight in the history of soccer, which we in Germany, together with our neighbors, would like to give a home,” said DFB President Fritz Keller.
As the DFB announced, the three associations had already presented their plans to FIFA and UEFA in recent weeks. Now further principles for the tournament are to be drafted and an agreement is to be reached at the end of the year. After that, talks with the national authorities will begin, as well as the selection process for the venues and training quarters.
“We are very pleased to have followed the wishes of our Dutch friends and will do our utmost to support this project with all our heart and soul,” said Keller. “We know how high the hurdles are until such a tournament is awarded. However, our organizational experience, the strength of our new DFB and the prospect of international cooperation allow us to look to the future with optimism”.