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Football Australia receives A$230m in government funding for Women’s World Cup legacy plan

From left to right: Jade North, Graham Arnold, Stirling Hinchcliffe, Vicki Howard and James Johnson. (Photo by Glenn Hunt/Getty Images)

Football Australia has received A$230m ($158.5m/€155.5m) of federal and state government funding for its 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup legacy initiative, and continues to seek further support from Fifa and the private sector.

The federation revealed the funding ahead of events on the one-year-to-go mark for the tournament, which Australia is co-hosting with New Zealand.

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