The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) said that eight countries have shown interest to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup that will include 32 teams for the first time.
Already, Belgium and Bolivia have withdrawn from the original list of 10 nations ahead of the September 2 deadline for candidate submissions.
FIFA said it would a decision on the host would made known in May, 2020.
The world football governing body listed the eight countries that are vying to host the competition that to include: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and South Africa.
Meanwhile, South Korea has indicated that it would seek to co-host the event with North Korea.
This year’s host; France hosted 24 teams and that was adjudged successful, a situasion that made FIFA to expand the event to 32 teams.