IMG has proposed a grading system which means clubs will no longer be able to aspire to elevation to the top-tier via on-field performance alone.
Two South American squads are humming with less than two months until Qatar 2022 kicks off.
Although the field is not quite set, tickets for the 2023 Women's World Cup co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand go on sale next month. Ticket package sales begin on Oct. 6 and run through Oct. 12 for sponsor Visa cardholders, then Oct. 13-21 for others. The draw is set for Oct. 22 in New Zealand. Single match tickets will go on sale on Nov. 1 for next summer's tournament, which opens July 20. An expanded field of 32 teams will take part, including the two-time defending champion United States