February 22 – Two of the three outstanding qualification slots for the Women’s World Cup 2023 have been filled with Haiti beating Chile 2-1 to make history and qualify for their first women’s World Cup and Portugal also set to make their WWC debut after beating Cameroon 2-1.
February 17 – The final qualification play-offs for the last three Women’s World Cup slots begin tomorrow in New Zealand, one of the co-hosts of the finals in the summer.
February 16 – England captain Leah Williamson wants the Lionesses to be able to wear the OneLove armband at the women’s World Cup in July.
February 16 – FIFA will start its Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour next week in Japan before arriving in Australia and New Zealand in June and touring all nine Women’s World Cup host cities before the start of the tournament on July 20.
February 9 – Two-time World Cup winner Alex Morgan is the latest figure to speak out against the proposed Saudi sponsorship of this summer’s tournament, urging FIFA to scrap the plan.
February 2 – On the same day that Saudi Arabia were confirmed as hosts of the 2027 Asian Cup, the Arab Kingdom faced criticism over rumours of the country’s tourism body’s sponsorship of the 2023 Women’s World Cup by human rights groups, who called it “a textbook case of sportswashing”.
February 2 – Former New Zealand international Maia Jackman has added her voice to the mounting discontent over the proposed Saudi sponsorship of the Women’s World Cup.
January 31 – FIFA has shifted the 2023 Women’s World Cup opening match in Australia to the 83,500-capacity Stadium Australia after a larger than expected demand for tickets.
January 25 – Adidas has unveiled the official ball for the Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia and New Zealand, which like the ball for the Qatar 2022 finals last year, will feature connected ball technology.
January 17 – FIFA is reporting more than 500,000 tickets have been sold for the Women’s World Cup 2023 to be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand in July and August.
January 12 – Promotion of the Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia and New Zealand is gathering speed with FIFA picking up the ‘Beyond Greatness’ theme of local organisers and launching their own team of local stars to be known as ‘Beyond Greatness Champions’.
January 9 – FIFA’s Referees Committee has announced the 33 referees, 55 assistant referees and 19 video match officials for the Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023.
December 12 – While the Qatar 2022 men’s World Cup is at semi-final stage, the 2023 World Cup has reached base camp – 29 of them.
November 14 – Australia’s Commonwealth Bank has signed as a Women’s World Cup 2023 Official Supporter. The tournament will be joint hosted by Australia and New Zealand next summer.
November 1 – After a short VISA pre-sale window for tickets to the Women’s World Cup 2023, FIFA has now opened up the sales window to all fans.