Donald Trump is a polarising figure in the US women's team but he spoke to FIFA's Gianni Infantino about bridging football's gender divide.
England boss Phil Neville insists he is going nowhere amid reports of interest from the United States.
"The timing is right to move on, and the programme is positioned to remain at the pinnacle of women’s soccer," Jill Ellis said on Tuesday.
Belgium and Bolivia have dropped out of the Women's World Cup bidding process, leaving eight potential hosts on the table.
There will be 32 teams at the 2023 Women's World Cup and a record number of potential hosts has now declared interest.
Ada Hegerberg, Lucy Bronze and Amandine Henry underlined Lyon's dominance of European football by monopolising UEFA's shortlist.
U.S. Soccer also appointed Earnie Stewart as its sporting director, overseeing all men's and women's national team programs.
Players have claimed in a lawsuit that under their previous contract a player on the USWNT earned less than half what men were paid.
FIFA announced on Wednesday the 2023 Women's World Cup will be the first to include 32 teams.