World Cup hosts ask Fifa to clarify Saudi deal

Credit: BBC Sport- Published on February 1, 2023
Co-hosts Australia and New Zealand ask Fifa to "urgently clarify" reports that Saudi Arabia's tourism authority is to be named as an official sponsor of the Women's World Cup.

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino has confirmed that Saudi Arabia's government tourism agency will not now be a Women's World Cup sponsor.
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Saudi Arabia

Country in Western Asia
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New Zealand

Island country in the southwest Pacific Ocean
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FIFA Women's World Cup

Association football competition for women's national teams
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