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Egypt to file bids to host U-17 Women’s World Cup and Beach Soccer World Cup
Egypt has previously hosted the 1997 U-17 World Cup and the 2009 U-20 World Cup, and are willing to add to that tally by filing bids to host both tournaments.
In a statement issued by football’s governing body, FIFA highlighted that there is a ‘high interest’ in hosting FIFA tournaments.
As far as the U-17 Women’s World Cup goes, Egypt face competition from European quartet Finland, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Northern Ireland.
Eleven countries have expressed the desire to host the 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup alongside Egypt, and they are: Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Bahamas, UAE, USA, Cayman Islands, Ecuador, El Salvador, Trinidad and Tobago, and Germany.