Lights and action mark a major FIFA Women's World Cup milestone

The Host Cities of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ were lit up today as the landmark of 'One Year to Go' was marked in spectacular style.

A Unity Pitch on Barangaroo Reserve in Sydney/Gadigal was also unveiled by FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura to celebrate the occasion.

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Check out some of the best images from a memorable day Down Under as excitement continues to build ahead of this historic global showpiece.


Following on from the events in Hamilton/Kirikiriroa, New Zealand and Sydney/Gadigal, Australia, iconic locations such as the Harbour Bridge and Sky Tower in Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau, and Parliament buildings in Wellington/Te Whanganui-a-Tara, as well as locations in Melbourne/Naarm, Brisbane/Meaanjin, Adelaide/Tarntanya, Perth/Boorloo and Dunedin/ Ōtepoti were lit up to celebrate ‘One Year to Go’ until the biggest competition in women’s football comes to the Southern Hemisphere.

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