FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 provisionally set for 26 June to 17 July

Subject to official confirmation, and after further close consultation with FIFA and UEFA, the dates for the sixth FIFA Women's World Cup have been provisionally set as 26 June to 17 July 2011. Berlin is also a contender for the Opening Match of the first FIFA Women's World Cup on German soil, "although this depends on the fulfilment of all technical and commercial considerations on the part of the Berlin Senate, and the required approvals being obtained," commented DFB General Secretary Wolfgang Niersbach.

The official internet presence of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 goes live at 7 pm CET today, Saturday 19 April 2008. As of Monday 21 April 2008, media representatives may request the Official Emblem of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 at