When is the 2023 Women’s World Cup? FIFA Tournament Dates, Venue, Locations

Women’s football is taking off like never before with the 2023 Women’s World Cup fast approaching.

This will be the ninth FIFA women’s tournament with the United States as defending champions.

The 2023 Women’s World Cup will bring together 32 nations for the first time with a record number of matches played.

sports news breaks down all the important details for the event.

When does the 2023 Women’s World Cup start?

The first match will take place on July 20, 2023, the final will be played on August 20, 2023.

Match kick-off times are yet to be announced.

Where is the next Women’s World Cup?

The next Women’s World Cup will take place in Australia and New Zealand.

This is the first ever co-hosted tournament in women’s football.

The host nations were confirmed on June 25, 2020.

Where will the 2023 Women’s World Cup matches take place?

The host cities and stadiums are:

Venue Location Ability
Hindmarsh Stadium Adelaide 22,000
Eden Park Auckland 50,000
Brisbane Stadium Brisbane 52,500
Dunedin Stadium Dunedin 30,748
Waikato Stadium hamilton 25,800
Melbourne Rectangular Stadium melbourne 30,050
Perth Rectangular Stadium Perth 22,500
Australia Stadium sydney 83,500
Sydney Football Stadium sydney 45,000
Wellington Regional Stadium Wellington 34,500

Where will the 2023 Women’s World Cup final take place?

The 2023 Women’s World Cup Final will take place at Stadium Australia in Sydney on August 20, 2023.

Who will play at the 2023 Women’s World Cup?

There will be 32 teams in the tournament – the biggest Women’s World Cup to date.

The full qualifying table won’t be known until February 2023, when the playoff tournament takes place.

The table below will be updated as nations achieve qualification:

No. Nation (FIFA Ranking) Region Qualification date How they qualified World Cup apps Titles (Last)
1 Australia (13) FCA June 25, 2020 Co-hosts 8 of 9
2 New Zealand (22) OFC June 25, 2020 Co-hosts 6 out of 9
3 Japan (11) FCA January 30, 2022 Asian Cup semi-finalists 9 out of 9 1 (2011)
4 South Korea (17) FCA January 30, 2022 Asian Cup semi-finalists 4 out of 9
5 China (15) FCA January 30, 2022 Asian Cup semi-finalists 8 of 9
6 Philippines (53) FCA January 30, 2022 Asian Cup semi-finalists 1 of 9
seven Vietnam (34) FCA February 6, 2022 Asian Cup play-offs 1 of 9
8 Sweden (2) UEFA April 12, 2022 Group winners 9 out of 9
9 Spain (6) UEFA April 12, 2022 Group winners 3 out of 9
ten French (5) UEFA April 12, 2022 Group winners 5 out of 9
11 Denmark (18) UEFA April 12, 2022 Group winners 5 out of 9
12 United States (1) CONCACAF July 6, 2022 Group winners 9 out of 9 4 (2019)
13 Canada (7) CONCACAF July 8, 2022 Group winners 8 of 9
14 Costa Rica (37) CONCACAF July 8, 2022 Group runner-up 2 out of 9
15 Jamaica (43) CONCACAF July 11, 2022 Group runner-up 2 out of 9
16 Zambia (81) CIF July 13, 2022 WAFCON Semi-Finalists 1 of 9
17 Morocco (76) CIF July 13, 2022 WAFCON Semi-Finalists 1 of 9
18 Nigeria (45) CIF July 14, 2022 WAFCON Semi-Finalists 9 out of 9
19 South Africa (54) CIF July 14, 2022 WAFCON Semi-Finalists 2 out of 9
20 Colombia (27) CONMEBOL July 26, 2022 Copa America Women. finalists 3 out of 9
21 Brazil (9) CONMEBOL July 26, 2022 Copa America Women. finalists 9 out of 9
22 Argentina (29) CONMEBOL July 29, 2022 Copa America Women. 3rd place 4 out of 9
23 Norway (12) UEFA September 2, 2022 Group winners 9 out of 9 1 (1995)
24 Germany (3) UEFA September 3, 2022 Group winners 9 out of 9 2 (2007)
25 England (4) UEFA September 3, 2022 Group winners 6 out of 9
26 Italy (14) UEFA September 6, 2022 Group winners 4 out of 9
27 Netherlands (8) UEFA September 6, 2022 Group winners 3 out of 9
28 Switzerland (21) UEFA October 11, 2022 UEFA qualifier winners 2 out of 9
29 Republic of Ireland (24) UEFA October 11, 2022 UEFA qualifier winners 1 of 9
30 To be determined Feb. 2023 World Cup qualifiers
31 To be determined Feb. 2023 World Cup qualifiers
32 To be determined Feb. 2023 World Cup qualifiers

*Last updated October 14, 2022.

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