Queensland government backs 2023 Women’s World Cup bid with A$11m promise

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: NSW Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney Stuart Ayres, FFA CEO David Gallop, NSW Minister for Sport John Sidoti and FFA Interim Head of Community, Football Development and Women’s Football Sarah Walsh pose with Matildas fans. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Queensland's minister for innovation and tourism industry development Kate Jones has announced support for Australia's bid to host the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup, and pledged A$11m (€10m/$6.8