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Grassroots Football Continues to Benefit from FIFA Women's World Cup Legacy

The success of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023™continues to leave a legacy for football in NSW following the awarding of more than $3.2 million from round two of the NSW Football Legacy Fund.


More than 90 community football projects received funding for new facilities and participation initiatives that will benefit community football.

The funding is part of the NSW government's $10 million NSW Football Legacy Program that is supporting the construction of new and upgraded facilities, participation initiatives, high performance, leadership and development programs as well as tourism and international engagement as a direct result of NSW hosting games at the tournament.

The NSW Football Legacy Fund is a collaboration between the NSW Office of Sport, Football Australia, Northern NSW Football and Football NSW with $6.3 million awarded for almost 200 projects across the two rounds of the fund.

The FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 tournament set new records with more than 1.9 million spectators attending games and almost 750,000 fans attending FIFA Fan Festivals throughout the tournament with the Matildas semi-final appearance and fourth-placed finish Australia's best-ever result at a FIFA World Cup.


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