The government presented to the National Football Confederation (CBF) and FIFA, this Saturday (4), a declaration signed by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) and the Ministry of Sports in which it formalizes the candidacy of the Brazil to host the World Cup. of the Women’s World Football Championship in 2027.
The documents were handed over by the Minister of Sports, André Fufuca, directly to the presidents of the CBF, Ednaldo Rodrigues, and of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, in Rio de Janeiro.
Made up of 23 ministries, the document offers seven guarantees from the Brazilian government required by FIFA for countries to apply to host the World Cup.
The guarantees for the Women’s Cup signed by different ministries cover the following areas:
- Visa, licensing, immigration and registration procedures;
- Work permits and labor law;
- Tax exemptions and exchange rate commitments;
- Security and protection;
- Protection and exploitation of competition rights;
- Computer science;
- Waiver, Indemnification and Other Legal Matters.
One of the arguments put forward by the government is that South America has never hosted the tournament and that this would help to further popularize the sport among women on the continent.
Additionally, Brazil has a structure almost ready, a legacy from the 2014 World Cup.
In addition to the United States and Mexico, Brazil is competing with two other candidates: one from South Africa and the other, jointly, from Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.