Celebrating the host city announcements around Australia

Despite being announced on April 1, today's news was no joke! 

In the early hours of the AM, it was revealed that Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth & Adelaide would be hosting games for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023. 

The announcements were celebrated around the country, with events taking place in all cities but one. 

Check out some of the snaps from the events below. 


Celebrating the host city announcements around Australia
(L-R) NSW Minister for Sport Geoff Lee, Sydney FC forward Remy Siemsen, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Football Australia CEO James Johnson.
Remy Siemsen and Gladys Berejiklian


Football Victoria Host City announcement
(L-R) Football Victoria Women and Girls Manager Andrea Swain, Football Victoria CEO Kimon Taliadoros, Westfield Matilda Jenna McCormick, Football Australia Chair Chris Nikou, Football Victoria Acting President Antonella Care, & Football Victoria Executive Manager Growth and Inclusion Karen Pearce.
Jenna McCormick Matildas
Westfield Matildas defender Jenna McCormick


Football South Australia
(L-R) Football South Australia President Sam Ciccarello, FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 COO Jane Fernandez, Football South Australia CEO Michael Carter, Adelaide United defender Charlotte Grant, Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston, Premier of South Australia Steven Marshall, & South Australia Minister for Sport Corey Wingard.
Lara Kirkby (left) and Charlotte Grant (right) from Adelaide United Women.
(L-R) Lara Kirkby and Charlotte Grant from Adelaide United's Westfield W-League team.


Perth announcement
(L-R) Football West CEO James Curtis, Football Australia Head of Women's Football, Women's World Cup Legacy and Inclusion, Perth Glory midfielder and Westfield Junior Matilda Hana Lowry, Member for Armadale Tony Buti, and Football West Chairman Sherif Andrawes.