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Women’s prize cash at Planet Cup ten occasions what it was in 2015 – Infantino


Mar 16, 2023

KIGALI, March 16 (Reuters) – Prize cash for the 2023 Women’s Planet Cup will be $150 million, ten occasions what it was in 2015 and 3 occasions the quantity of 2019, FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced in his closing remarks to the 73rd FIFA Congress on Thursday.

The figure, on the other hand, is nevertheless significantly reduced than the $440 million total prize cash awarded at the men’s Planet Cup in Qatar final year.

“For the 1st time ever, I (program to) dedicate a particular portion of this payment, which mostly has to go to football improvement, but a particular portion of that need to go of course to the players,” Infantino mentioned, in announcing Step Two of his 3-step program.

Step 1, Infantino mentioned, will be equal situations and solutions for all males and females playing at a Planet Cup.

“This will be a reality currently for the Cup in 2023, very same situations as for the Planet Cup ’22 will be for the players and coaching employees in the Women’s Planet Cup in ’23.”

Step 3, he mentioned, would be the most complex and would contain a committed advertising and marketing technique for the women’s game.

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“Our mission will be in a position to have equality in payments for 2026 men’s and 2027 women’s Planet Cups.”

Reporting by Lori Ewing
Editing by Toby Davis

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