THE AUSTRALIA-NEW ZEALAND 2023 FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP BID AT A GLANCE
Australia-New Zealand, Colombia
35 members of FIFA Council to vote in open ballot early Friday AEST
* WHAT IS AT STAKE
Hosting the first 32-team Women's World Cup, an increase from 24 teams in 2019.
Neither Australia, New Zealand nor Colombia have hosted a World Cup and if the joint bid is successful, it will be the first time a World Cup has been held across two confederations - the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Oceania Football Confederation.
Australia initially planned to bid for the 2023 tournament alone, before combining forces with New Zealand to officially submit a joint bid in December 2019.
The opening game would be held at Eden Park in Auckland with the final in Sydney.
* PROPOSED HOST CITIES
Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Newcastle, Launceston
New Zealand: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Dunedin
* PROPOSED STADIUMS
Australia: ANZ Stadium, Allianz Stadium, AAMI Park, Suncorp Stadium, Coopers Stadium, McDonald Jones Stadium, HBF Park, University of Tasmania Stadium
New Zealand: Eden Park, Westpac Stadium, Christchurch Stadium, Waikato Stadium, Dunedin Stadium
* EVALUATION REPORT
Australia-New Zealand received a technical score of 4.1 points out of five, with Colombia receiving 2.8
Australia-New Zealand received higher scores than Colombia in every criteria - stadiums, team and referee facilities, accommodation, International Broadcast Centre (IBC), competition-related event sites and commercial
Japan received a score of 3.9 but withdrew their bid on Monday
* GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
* The cross-confederation bid already has $A109 million of committed government investment
* BIDDERS TO DROP OUT