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  • Media Watch---FIFA Edition


    07/08/19

    (FIFA)
    FIFA Proposal for Women
    During a news conference, FIFA President Gianni Infantino proposed the possibility of expanding the Women’s World Cup along with increasing the prize money. More from the Toronto Sun here.

    High Ratings for Dutch TV

    The World Cup brought in record ratings in the Netherlands with 5.5 million viewers tuning in for the matches.

    Kansas City Shows Major Support

    Over 10,000 supporters crowded inside of the Kansas City Power & Light District to watch the United States play against the Netherlands. Click here for more from Kansas City Sporting here.

    Low Ticket Sales for Matches
    Only 14 of 52 matches have sold out, despite claims of high ticket sales by FIFA .

    FIFA Event Management Review

    According to Forbes, FIFA has failed to market the Women’s World Cup in the same manner as the men’s tournament.

    Overview of Women’s World Cup History

    The 42 provides a brief history of the Women’s World Cup, highlighting its inception in 1991 and obstacles faced.

    U.S. Victory Tour Dilemma
    The Los Angeles Times explores the possibility of Team USA coach Jill Ellis not being included in Team USA’s victory tour in August.

    New Nike Advertisement

    Following the USA's fourth world cup win, Nike released a celebratory commercial.

    A Look at 2023
    The Bleacher Report covers potential host countries for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

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