ZURICH: Three bids have been registered with FIFA to stage the Women’s World Cup in 2027.

The trio are a cohost bid from Belgium, Germany and Netherlands, a further bud from Brazil and another cohost pursuit from Mexico and United States. FIFA Congress will hold an open vote FIFA Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 17, 2024.

Spain are current holders after beating England in the 2023 final in Sydney in August.

A FIFA statement said:

As part of the most robust and comprehensive bidding process in the history of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, FIFA will now conduct a thorough evaluation process, including on-site inspection visits that are due to get underway in February 2024, before publishing its findings in a Bid Evaluation Report in May 2024.

In line with the Bidding Regulations, the evaluation process will focus on the defined priority areas of the event vision and key metrics, infrastructure, services, commercial, and sustainability and human rights.

The technical aspect of the bid evaluation model includes an objective scoring system to rate and weight each of the infrastructure and commercial criteria.

All of the bid books and their respective executive summaries are available on FIFA.com:

Bid book 1

Bid book 2

Bid book 3