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Spectacular Unity Lights unveiled to mark 1 Year to Go until FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Spectacular Unity Lights unveiled to mark 1 Year to Go until FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Zurich (‎Switzerland), July 20 (UNI) FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura launched a series of lights across the Sydney/ Gadigal skyline on Wednesday evening, as part of celebrations marking One Year to Go until the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, with a display of the tournament’s colours on the iconic Sydney Harbor Bridge.
Joined by former USA international, two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup winner and FIFA Legend Carla Overbeck, tournament CEO Dave Beeche and Chief Operating Officer (Australia) Jane Fernandez, the FIFA Secretary General ceremoniously switched on the lights to mark One Year to
Go until the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Australia and New Zealand.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup will take place in nine host cities in Australia and New Zealand in
July 2023 and this evening each of the Host Cities joined a spectacular coordinated light show.
Among the famous landmarks to be lit up were the Sky Tower in Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau, and Parliament buildings in Wellington/Te Whanganui-a-Tara as well as Brisbane / Meaanjin’s Story Bridge, Council House in Perth / Boorloo, Flinders Street Station in Melbourne / Naarm and
Adelaide / Tarntanya’s Riverbank Footbridge.
Speaking at Sydney Harbour Bridge the FIFA Secretary General said, “It’s been a fantastic day of celebration across both Australia and New Zealand and I’m so happy I was able to be here and play a part in the wonderful celebration that is women’s football. I’m now honoured to help close out the day with a very special and spectacular duty…lighting up the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge in honour of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023! We are ready to go #BeyondGreatness in one year’s time.”
Earlier in the day the FIFA Secretary General unveiled a Unity Pitch located on Sydney/Gadigal’s Barangaroo Reserve to mark the milestone date on the road to the first-ever 32-team FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
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