Although the 2022 The World Cup is currently on everyone’s lips, the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup The year 2023 is also approaching and the first qualifiers for this sporting event have been announced.
This 2023 tournament will be the ninth edition of its kind and will feature a record 64 matches in 10 different stadiums between two countries that will host the matches.
Currently, the countries that have qualified for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 do not include England.
Here’s everything you need to know about the FIFA Women’s World Cup:
When is the FIFA Women’s World Cup?
The opening matches of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will begin on July 20, 2023, while the Women’s World Cup Final will take place exactly one month later on August 20, 2023.
In 2019, FIFA voted to expand the Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32 teams starting with the 2023 tournament.
This means that there will be the same number of teams in the men’s version. However, that will soon change as the men’s version expands to 48 teams in 2026.
Where is the FIFA Women’s World Cup held?
The FIFA Women’s World Cup takes place in Australia and New Zealand as the two countries co-host the event.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Final will be held at Australia Stadium in Sydney.
Who qualified for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023?
England are yet to be confirmed on the qualifying list as the full qualifying list will not be known until February 2023 so England could have a very good chance of making the qualifying list.
Qualifiers for the 2023 FIFA World Cup include:
- New Zealand
- Sweden and more
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