2019 Women's World Cup

Sepp Blatter would back Japan bid

September 7, 2012
By Associated Press
TOKYO -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday that Japan would be a "good candidate" to host the 2019 Women's World Cup even though the country will stage the Rugby World Cup the same year.

The 2019 Rugby World Cup will be played in Japan from Sept. 6 to Oct. 20. Blatter said the country could hold the women's tournament beforehand.

Blatter said "Japan would be a good candidate or contender. They are a little bit afraid because they have the Rugby World Cup in the same ...

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