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FIFA Women’s World Cup hosts ‘disappointed’ about Saudi Arabia’s reported sponsorship of tournament

CNN 02 Feb 2023
Australia and New Zealand’s soccer federations say they are “disappointed” about Saudi Arabia’s reported sponsorship of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The two countries will co-host the global showpiece from July 20 until August 20 and claim FIFA did not consult them about this sponsorship.
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Football Australia awaiting FIFA response over rumoured Visit Saudi deal for 2023 Women’s World Cup

Inside The Games 02 Feb 2023
Football Australia (FA) is seeking clarification over a rumoured sponsorship deal between Visit Saudi - the tourism arm of the Saudi Arabian Government - and the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in Australia and New Zealand in six months' time.
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Hosts want 'urgent' answers over Saudi sponsorship of Women's World Cup

Urdu Point 02 Feb 2023
Wellington, Feb 2 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Feb, 2023 ) .Co-hosts New Zealand and Australia said Thursday they "urgently" want answers from FIFA over reports Saudi Arabia's tourist board will sponsor the 2023 Women's World Cup ... The sponsorship deal looks set to go ahead despite the Gulf kingdom's poor record on women's rights.
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Women’s World Cup hosts want ‘urgent’ answers over Saudi sponsorship

Independent online (SA) 02 Feb 2023
Wellington - Co-hosts New Zealand and Australia said Thursday they "urgently" want answers from FIFA over reports Saudi Arabia's tourist board will sponsor the 2023 Women's World Cup. Visit Saudi is reportedly poised to be named among the sponsors of the 32-team football tournament to be held in New Zealand and Australia from July 20.
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FIFA faces backlash over chosen sponsor for Women's World Cup

NewstalkZB 02 Feb 2023
FIFA is facing backlash from Australia and New Zealand's football associations over a possible Saudi sponsorship.
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Women's World Cup hosts urge FIFA not to sign Saudi sponsor

The Sun Chronicle 02 Feb 2023
Tony Gustavsson, head coach of Australia's women's national team, didn't directly comment on the issue of the sponsorship Thursday while unveiling a squad for the Feb ... Football Australia “is seeking more information and the team knows what they stand for.” ... AP Sports Writer John Pye contributed from Brisbane, Australia.
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Australian players’ union and LGBTQ+ advocates join criticism of Saudi sponsorship of Women’s World Cup

The Guardian 02 Feb 2023
Professional Footballers Australia says Fifa has consistently been unwilling to uphold its stated human rights commitments Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates Get our ...
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Women's World Cup hosts urge FIFA not to sign Saudi sponsorSuch a confrontation between a ...

Deccan Herald 02 Feb 2023
Australia and ... Tony Gustavsson, head coach of Australia's women's national team, didn't directly comment on the issue of the sponsorship Thursday while unveiling a squad for the Feb ... Football Australia “is seeking more information and the team knows what they stand for.” ... Australia.
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Sports marketing consultant on FIFA letting Saudi Arabia sponsor the Women's World Cup

NewstalkZB 02 Feb 2023
NZ Football isn't happy about being left out of the loop when it comes to the sponsorship of ...
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Players' union refuses to rule out Matildas PROTESTING against 'disgraceful' Saudi sponsorship deal for the ...

The Daily Mail 02 Feb 2023
The Matildas could follow the Socceroos' lead and stage a protest ahead of the Women's World Cup this year as fallout over a controversial Saudi sponsorship deal continues. Australia and New Zealand have demanded 'urgent clarity' from FIFA after it was ...
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Football Australia still in the dark around reported Saudi sponsorship of Women's World Cup

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 02 Feb 2023
Saudi Arabia's reported sponsorship of the 2023 Women's World Cup soccer tournament came as a shock to Football Australia, as it is still waiting for clarity from FIFA ... .
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AP Sports SummaryBrief at 1:16 p.m. EST

Hastings Tribune 02 Feb 2023
GENEVA (AP) — Women’s World Cup co-hosts Australia and New Zealand have urged FIFA not to sign a sponsor deal with the tourism authority of Saudi Arabia ... They say Australia and New Zealand have long “placed the utmost importance on gender equality,” In Saudi society women’s freedoms are limited by strict male guardianship laws.
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AP Sports SummaryBrief at 8:59 a.m. EST

The Galveston Daily News 02 Feb 2023
GENEVA (AP) — Women’s World Cup co-hosts Australia and New Zealand have urged FIFA not to sign a sponsor deal with the tourism authority of Saudi Arabia ... They say Australia and New Zealand have long “placed the utmost importance on gender equality,” In Saudi society women’s freedoms are limited by strict male guardianship laws.

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