Russia and China aspire to co-host a Women's World Cup

Russia and China aspire to co-host a Women’s World Cup


Russia’s TASS news agency revealed that earlier this week, the Chinese women’s and men’s hand teams arrived in Moscow for a training camp in preparation for a friendly tournament on April 22 and 23, where the Belarus. As a reminder, on 28 February, the Executive Committee of the European Handball Federation (EHF) suspended Russian and Belarusian clubs and national teams. On March 23, the Russian Federation appealed the decision to the EHF.

This “Peace and Friendship Cup”, according to the official title, is part of a collaboration agreement between the Hand Federation of the two countries. Agreement around physical and sports culture “Signed by Vladimir Putin and Xi Jimping at the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympics on February 4 in Beijing” as Sergey Shishkarev, President of the Russian Handball Federation, told TASS.

Towards a French candidacy for the 2029 Men’s World Cup

Which also revealed the intention of the Russian and Chinese Federations to submit a joint candidacy to host the Women’s World Cup in 2029 or 2031. The call for nominations should not be effective until the end of the year and the award in January 2023 .

Regarding the 2029 Men’s World Cup, France could compete with Switzerland and another country to be determined.

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