Statement on proposed Visit Saudi sponsorship of FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Following confirmation from FIFA that there will be no sponsorship deal with Visit Saudi for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Australia & New Zealand, Football Australia Chief Executive Officer James Johnson said:

“We welcome clarification from FIFA regarding Visit Saudi.

“Equality, diversity and inclusion are really deep commitments for Football Australia, and we’ll continue to work hard with FIFA to ensure the Women’s World Cup is shaped in this light and it is a historic event for our nation, showcasing the world’s greatest female players and advancing the game globally.”