Event Notes: South Africa Among Five Nations Vying To Host 2019 Women's World Cup
South Africa has "expressed interest in hosting the 2019 Women's World Cup." FIFA revealed it has "also received declarations of interest from England, France, Korea Republic and New Zealand" (BBC, 5/9). ... FIFA's Club World Cup "could be heading back to the UAE, where it was previously staged" in '09 and '10. UAE officials confirmed "an interest in bidding for the tournament" for '17 and '18, after FIFA announced it received "31 declarations of interest for eight tournaments, including the Club World Cups as well as the 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup" (THE NATIONAL, 5/11).