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Carpenter: Matildas must win World Cup at home

Australia defender Ellie Carpenter believes the Matildas can win the Women's World Cup in 2023 now they have the advantage of playing on home soil.

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Matildas find out World Cup is coming to Australia (0:56)
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Sources: 2023 Women's WC vote to go to the wire

Australia and New Zealand's hopes of hosting their first ever World Cup appear to be in the hands of Africa's voting bloc, sources have told ESPN.

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Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid

The Japanese Football Association announced on Monday that Japan is withdrawing its bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

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Brazil bow out of 2023 Women's World Cup race

Brazil withdrew their bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, arguing on Monday they cannot offer FIFA the financial assurances it needs.

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Australia's joint WWC bid to learn fate on June 25

The 2023 Women's World Cup host will be picked on June 25 from among Brazil, Japan, Colombia and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand.

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Women's soccer lacks 'basic rights' - FIFPro

FIFPro says women's soccer is being held back due to a continuing lack of basic employment rights and standards at international competitions.

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AU-NZ eye record Women's World Cup crowds

Australia and New Zealand will deliver the highest-attended Women's World Cup in 2023 if they are awarded the tournament, officials said on Tuesday.