Brisbane Stadium in Milton to Host 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Exciting news for the thousands of sports fans in Brisbane! Brisbane Stadium in Milton will host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, one of the world’s biggest sporting events for women.

Set for July to August 2023, the upcoming competition has been expanded to 32 teams from 2019’s roster of 24 teams. Lang Park’s Brisbane Stadium, which boasts of a 52,500 seating capacity, will host the finals of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, whilst the inauguration will take place at the Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

Below are the nine host cities for this sporting event:

Adelaide – Hindmarsh Stadium
Auckland / Tāmaki Makaurau – Eden Park (INCLUDING INAUGURATION)
Brisbane – Brisbane Stadium (INCLUDING FINALS)
Dunedin / Ōtepoti – Dunedin Stadium
Hamilton / Kirikiriroa – Waikato Stadium
Melbourne – Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
Perth – Perth Rectangular Stadium
Sydney – Stadium Australia and Sydney Football Stadium
Wellington / Te Whanganui-a-Tara – Wellington Stadium

Photo Credit: Stephen Martin

“The sporting event has the potential to bring thousands of visitors, attract billions of television viewers worldwide and deliver a once in a generation legacy for women’s sport in Queensland,” the Queensland Department of Tourism stated in a press release in welcoming the prestigious sports competition.  

“The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will bring a significant boost for tourism potentially worth up to $50 million.”

Meanwhile, Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, said: “The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 and 9 Host Cities across Australia and New Zealand will not only showcase the world’s very best players, but will also provide a powerful platform to unite and inspire people, transform lives and create a lasting legacy for women’s football in Australia and New Zealand and around the world.” 

The full matches and their locations will be announced in late 2021. For ticket reservations, watch out for the updates on the official site.