The decision by FIFA´s 24-man executive committee means the tournament will be hosted by the current women´s world champions and came as a huge disappointment to the other candidate, Canada.
FIFA are also due to formally appoint Brazil as the hosts of the 2014 World Cup. FIFA had decided the finals should go to South America and Brazil were the only country to bid.
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