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Fifa ‘considers about-turn’ over Visit Saudi Women’s World Cup sponsorship

USA players celebrate with the trophy following the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup final (by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Fifa is said to be looking at dropping Visit Saudi as a sponsor for the upcoming Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after world football's governing body received a backlash over the proposed deal.

Multiple reports have claimed that Fifa has told Australia's and New Zealand's national federations that it wants to come to a solution before the tournament kicks off in July. The solutions could see the sponsorship scrapped from the tournament altogether or reshaped to appease the co-hosts.

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