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FIFA mulls holding Women’s World Cup every two years

The tournament is currently held every four years — like the men's edition — but Infantino says he is interested in the idea suggested by the French Football Federation to increase its frequency. "With France 2019, we had more than 1 billion viewers around the world and some incredible figures in countries where normally women's football is not anywhere close to the men's game, such as Italy, Brazil or England," said Infantino, as he discussed the future of global competitions. "This tremendous success triggered a few proposals, on which we are already working."READ: After five years and two World Cups, Jill Ellis signs off as USWNT coach
READ: Dutch star Vivianne Miedema scores six as Arsenal breaks WSL record with 11-1 winHe continued: "Besides, (French Football Federation) president (Noel) Le Graet came up with a proposal that went a bit unnoticed: of playing the FIFA Women's World Cup every two years instead of four."This would generate benefits and momentum that fit exactly with what the women's game needs right now. Read More – Source