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16 teams in WWC 2011
« on: March 15, 2008, 06:34:33 PM »
FIFA decided on Friday that the Women's World Cup tournament of 2011 will be contested by 16 teams.  That is the same total as in the last three World Cups.

The idea of 24 teams had been floated but FIFA decided that the spread in quality among the different teams might be too great.  An alternative proposal for 20 teams was rejected on the grounds that it would be too complicated to organize the tournament with that number of teams.

It has not yet been decided where the tournament will be held.

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