Following the conclusion of the Round of 16 fixtures at the FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Women’s World Cup Australia&New Zealand 2023™, the Legacy Working Group met to discuss the impact of the tournament so far.
The Legacy Working Group was established by FIFA to amplify and measure the legacy of the 2023 edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. While anecdotal evidence has always supported the fact that a FIFA Women’s World Cup has a positive impact on host countries, the Legacy Working Group will ensure that the 2023 edition of the tournament will quantify that impact for the first time.
The group is comprised of representatives from FIFA, two Confederations – the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) – and two Member Associations – Football Australia and New Zealand Football.
Legacy projects already underway have seen millions of dollars invested across Oceania and Asia as well as through two specific programmes run by the host countries: Football Australia’s Legacy ’23 and New Zealand Football’s Legacy Starts Now.
Upgrades to a variety of facilities have seen improvements to venues that include stadiums, community club grounds, gender-neutral changing rooms, and administration bases for Australian and New Zealand regional federations.
Participation programmes created for women and girls throughout the region have also been prominent, with a focus on players as well as additional programmes to promote women in media, leadership positions, refereeing, coaching and volunteering.
The video submission includes b-roll of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ and interviews with members of the FWWC2023 Legacy Working Group.
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