JANET Finch-Saunders has backed calls for Wales to host the Nations League Final in 2023.

Wales are currently in League A, and lie bottom of Group A4, having competed against the heavily-favoured Belgium and Netherlands squads, as well as Poland.

More importantly, they have shown Wales’ ability to compete with the best, as a serious sporting nation despite its size.

Commenting on the prospect of potentially hosting the tournament’s final, Janet said: “Wales continues to surpass international expectations and has built a reputation for being a serious contender against some of the world’s best international football teams.

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“Their recent success in qualifying for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar shows us how far the men’s Wales football team has come and the power sport can have in bringing millions of people together for a precious 90 minutes.

“For Wales to host the UEFA Nations League final would be a great opportunity for us to invite the wider European community to Wales and showcase the best of Welsh culture and heritage.

“With numerous stadiums across Wales that can be used, the nation is ready to host no matter the result.”