Tazuni, a fun, football-loving penguin is unveiled as the Official Mascot of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023. Tazuni will become an important symbol for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand, appearing on official tournament merchandise and media platforms, as well as in real life in community activities ahead of the event.
Tazuni, a 15-year-old midfielder whose story involves her falling in love with football after playing with a group of children on a beach, is set to feature on merchandise, media platforms and community activities in the build-up to the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The name Tazuni is a fusion of the Tasman sea, the home of penguins and Unity, which is the key value of the event.
About FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023:
i. The 2023 FIFA Women’s World cup will be the 9th edition in the series and this is the first time that 2 nations cohost the tournament.
ii. The tournament will be split between Australia and New Zealand and in total, there will be 64 games played across 10 different venues in 9 different cities (5 in Australia and four 4 in New Zealand).