/ 06 October 2023

Going through to the keeper

Image source: AAP
Image source: AAP

Remember the good vibes from watching the Matildas shine on home soil? That’s why we’re pretty bummed that Australia’s chances of hosting a men’s Football World Cup look gloomy… The Asian Confederation (the group we are a part of) has decided to support Saudi Arabia’s bid to host the 2034 Cup – meaning an Aussie bid is a bit DOA. There’s no official word from Football Australia, but some fans have blasted the world governing body FIFA for “rolling out the red carpet to a host with an appalling human rights record”. Note: the 2030 tournament has just been awarded to Spain, Portugal and Morocco with a side of South America. And on the upside – our Matildas play again in Perth in just a few short weeks…

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