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Womens World Cup 2023: Dates, Schedule And Kick-Off Times

The 9th FIFA Women’s World Cup will be held in Australia and New Zealand in 2023. This page contains comprehensive information about the Women’s World Cup 2023, including dates, full schedule, kick off times, groups, fixtures, venues, and historical statistics.

Australia and New Zealand 2023 will be the first FIFA tournament edition shared between the two countries. (20 July to 20 August 2023)

Below you will find the key information regarding the women’s football event, including venues, teams, group stage and knock-out match schedule fixtures, and game locations.

The qualification tournament involves 169 women’s soccer teams in total. When they arrive in Australia and New Zealand, only 32 teams will be remaining for the Women’s World Cup 2023.

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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Logo

Women’s World Cup 2023 Dates

Opening Game: The tournament’s opening match will be played at Eden Park on 20 July 2023, with co-hosts New Zealand playing Norway. The first match in Australia will be played on the same day at Sydney Football Stadium. (Australia vs Republic Of Ireland)

Group stage dates: The group stage is played between July 20 to 3rd August.

Knockout phase dates: The knockout phase stage is played between August 5 and 20 for advancing teams.

The Women’s World Cup 2023 Final date: The World Cup final is on 20 August at Stadium Australia. It will kick off at 8 pm local time. (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Stadium Australia, Sydney
Stadium Australia, Sydney

Women’s World Cup Stadiums

Six stadiums will be used in Australia, and four in New Zealand. Eden Park in Auckland will host the opening game, with Stadium Australia in Sydney to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup final match.

Australian Stadiums

  • Stadium Australia (capacity 83,500)
  • Sydney Football Stadium (capacity 45,000)
  • Melbourne Rectangular Stadium (capacity 30,500)
  • Lang Park, Brisbane (capacity 52,500)
  • Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide (capacity 22,000)
  • Perth Rectangular Stadium (capacity 22,500)
Eden Park, Auckland
Eden Park, Auckland

New Zealand Stadiums

  • Eden Park, Auckland (capacity 50,000)
  • Wellington Regional Stadium (capacity 34,500)
  • Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin (capacity 30,748)
  • Waikato Stadium, Hamilton (capacity 25,800)

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The average seat capacity is 39,700 seats. Players and officials will need to fly between the host cities for each game. Stadium Australia will only be used in the knockout phase of the tournament. It will host one round of 16 match, one quarter-final, one semi-final, and the World Cup Final.

Eden Park, Auckland will host nine matches. Five group matches, one round of 16 match, one quarter-final, and one semi-final of the Women’s World Cup 2023. Lang Park, Brisbane, and Wellington Regional Stadium will also host nine matches throughout the tournament.

Team Base Camps

During next year’s Women’s Soccer World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, competing countries will use dedicated Team Base Camps for the first time. Team Base Camp options for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 have been shortlisted by FIFA and will be available for selection by participating teams.

56 Team Base Camps have been shortlisted. They are supposed to be a ‘home away from home’ in preparation and during the competition. Each site included soccer fields and accommodation. After each country selects its preferences, FIFA will make a final decision before the end of 2022.

The location of the headquarters for the referees’ training base has also been confirmed as the Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre.

When Are The Group Matches Scheduled To Begin

FIFA had yet to announce the starting time of the matches.

Wellington Regional Stadium
Wellington Regional Stadium

2023 World Cup Qualified Teams

27 of the 32 nations participating in the tournament have qualified as of 8th September 2022. Republic of Ireland, Zambia, Morocco, Vietnam, and the Philippines have qualified for their first Women’s World Cup finals. 2 spots remain up for grabs.

CountryQualified AsCurrent FIFA RankingHow Many Times Qualified For World Cup?
AustraliaHost Nation138
New ZealandHost Nation226
ArgentinaCopa América Femenina third-place293
BrazilCopa América Femenina champions98
CanadaCONCACAF W Championship semi-finalists78
China PRAFC Women's Asian Cup Champions158
ColombiaCopa América Femenina runners-up272
Costa RicaCONCACAF W Championship semi-finalists372
DenmarkUEFA Group E Winners185
EnglandUEFA qualification Group D winners47
FranceUEFA Group I Winners55
GermanyUEFA qualification Group H winners39
JamaicaCONCACAF W Championship semi-finalists432
JapanAFC Women's Asian Cup Semi-Finalists119
MoroccoAfrica Cup of Nations semifinalist761
NetherlandsUEFA qualification Group C winners83
NigeriaAfrica Cup of Nations semifinalist459
NorwayUEFA qualification Group F winners129
PhilippinesAFC Women's Asian Cup Semi-Finalists531
Republic of IrelandUEFA Play-offs second-best winners241
SpainUEFA Group B Winners63
South Africa Africa Cup of Nations semifinalist542
South KoreaAFC Women's Asian Cup Runners-Up174
SwedenUEFA Group A Winners29
SwitzerlandUEFA Play-offs best winners212
VietnamAFC Women's Asian Cup Play-Offs Winners341
United StatesCONCACAF W Championship semi-finalists19
ZambiaAfrica Cup of Nations semifinalist811

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The Group Stage Groups

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament will see the Women’s World Cup expanded from 24 to 32 teams. The top two teams from each group advance to the knockout round. After the qualification period has ended on 3 August, we will know what teams will progress.

The Breakdown

  • Asian Football Conference (AFC): 6 teams
  • CAF (Africa): 4 teams
  • CONCACAF (North America, Central America, and the Caribbean): 4 teams
  • CONMEBOL (South America): 4 teams
  • OFC (Oceania): 1 team
  • UEFA (Europe): 11 teams
  • Inter-confederation play-off tournament: 3 teams*

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The Last Three Spots

The final three spots will be determined by a ten-team playoff tournament hosted in New Zealand between the 17th to 23rd of February, 2023. The slots are distributed as follows:

  • AFC (Asia): 2 teams – Chinese Taipei and Thailand
  • CAF (Africa): 2 teams – Cameroon and Senegal
  • CONCACAF (North America, Central America, and the Caribbean): 2 teams – Haiti and Panama
  • CONMEBOL (South America): 2 teams – Paraguay and Chile
  • OFC (Oceania): 1 team – Papua New Guinea
  • UEFA (Europe): 1 team –  Portugal

Teams will be divided into three groups based on FIFA rankings: two groups with three and one with four teams. Throughout all three groups, there will be separate knockout competitions, with the winners qualifying for the finals.

Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton

Women’s World Cup 2023 Group Draw

A total of 32 teams will compete in eight groups of four at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup:

Group AGroup BGroup CGroup D
New ZealandAustraliaSpainEngland
NorwayRepublic Of IrelandCosta RicaGroup B Play Off Winner
The PhilippinesNigeriaZambiaDenmark
SwitzerlandCanadaJapanChina PR
Group EGroup FGroup GGroup H
United StatesFranceSwedenGermany
VietnamJamaicaSouth AfricaMorocco
The NetherlandsBrazilItalyColombia
Group A Play Off WinnerGroup C Play Off WinnerArgentinaSouth Korea

Kick Off Times

The previously announced Match Schedule has now been updated with kick off times, including the tournament opener on Thursday, 20 July, when co-hosts New Zealand will host Norway at 7 pm (NZST).

In the first match of Group B, Australia will play the Republic of Ireland at the Sydney Football Stadium three hours later at 8 pm (AEST).

On Sunday, 20 August, the final will take place at 8 pm (AEST) at Stadium Australia in Sydney.

We have provided time zones for all matches below.

VenueUK (BST)USA / Canada (EDT)USA / Canada (Pacific)
Adelaide (Aus)-8.5 hrs-13.5 hrs-16.5 hrs
Auckland (NZ)
-11 hrs-16 hrs-19 hrs
Brisbane (Aus)-9 hrs- 14 hrs-17 hrs
Dunedin (NZ)-11 hrs-16 hrs-19 hrs
Hamilton (NZ)-11 hrs-16 hrs-19 hrs
Melbourne (Aus)-9 hrs- 14 hrs-17 hrs
Perth (Aus)- 7 hrs- 12 hrs- 15 hrs
Sydney (Aus)-9 hrs- 14 hrs-17 hrs
Wellington (NZ-11 hrs-16 hrs-19 hrs
Sydney Football Stadium
Sydney Football Stadium

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Schedule

During the Women’s World Cup 2023 competition, 64 matches are played. Forty-eight women’s World Cup fixtures in 2023 will be played in the group matches.

Thursday 20 July:

Group A: New Zealand vs Norway (Eden Park, Auckland) – Opening match (19.00 NZST, 17.00 AEST, 07.00 BST, 02.00 EDT, 23.00 Pacific)

Group B: Australia vs Republic Of Ireland (Sydney Football Stadium) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Friday 21 July:

Group B: Nigeria vs Canada (Melbourne Rectangular Stadium) (12.30 AEST, 14.30 NZST, 03.30 BST, 22.30 EDT, 19.30 Pacific)

Group A: The Philippines vs Switzerland (Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin) (17.00 NZST, 15.00 AEST, 05.00 BST, Midnight EDT, 21.00 Pacific)

Group C: Spain vs Costa Rica (Wellington Regional Stadium) (19.30 NZST, 17.30 AEST, 08.30 BST, 03.30 EDT, 00.30 Pacific)

Saturday 22 July:

Group C: Zambia vs Japan (Waikato Stadium, Hamilton) (19.00 NZST, 17.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

Group D: England vs Group B Play-Off Winner (Chile, Senegal, or Haiti) (Lang Park, Brisbane) (19.30 AEST, 21.30 NZST, 10.30 BST, 05.30 EDT, 02.30 Pacific)

Group D: Denmark vs China PR (Perth Rectangular Stadium) (21.00 AEST, 23.00 NZST, 12.00 BST, 07.00 EDT, 04.00 Pacific)

Group E: United States vs Vietnam (Eden Park, Auckland) (13.00 NZST, 11.00 AEST, 02.00 BST, 21.00 EDT, 18.00 Pacific)

Sunday 23 July:

Group E: The Netherlands vs Group A Playoff Winner (Portugal, Cameroon, or Thailand) (Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin) (19.30 NZST, 17.30 AEST, 08.30 BST, 03.30 EDT, 00.30 Pacific)

Group F: France vs Jamaica (Sydney Football Stadium) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Group G: Sweden vs South Africa (Wellington Regional Stadium) (17.00 NZST, 15.00 AEST, 06.00 BST, 01.00 EDT, 22.00 Pacific)

Hindmarsh Stadium
Hindmarsh Stadium

Monday 24 July:

Group F: Brazil vs Group C Play Off Winner (Chinese Taipei, Paraguay. Papua New Guinea or Panama) (Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide) (21.00 AEST, 23.00 NZST, 13.00 BST, 08.00 EDT, 05.00 Pacific)

Group G: Italy vs Argentina (Eden Park, Auckland) (18.00 NZST, 16.00 AEST, 07.00 BST, 04.00 EDT, 01.00 Pacific)

Group H: Germany vs Morocco (Melbourne Rectangular Stadium) (18.30 AEST, 20.30 NZST, 09.30 BST, 04.30 EDT, 01.30 Pacific)

Tuesday 25 July:

Group A: New Zealand vs The Philippines (Wellington Regional Stadium) (17.30 NZST, 15.30 AEST, 06.30 BST, 01.30 EDT, 22.30 Pacific)

Group A: Switzerland vs Norway (Waikato Stadium, Hamilton) (20.00 NZST, 18.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

Group H: Colombia vs South Korea (Sydney Football Stadium) (12.00 AEST, 14.00 NZST, 03.00 BST, 22.00 EDT, 19.00 Pacific)

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Wednesday 26 July:

Group B: Canada vs Republic Of Ireland (Perth Rectangular Stadium) (23.00 AEST, 01.00 NZST, 15.00 BST, 10.00 EDT, 07.00 Pacific)

Group C: Spain vs Zambia (Eden Park, Auckland) (19.30 NZST, 17.30 AEST, 08.30 BST, 03.30 EDT, 00.30 Pacific)

Group C: Costa Rica vs Japan (Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin) (17.00 NZST, 15.00 AEST, 06.00 BST, 01.00 EDT, 22.00 Pacific)

Thursday 27 July:

Group B: Australia vs Nigeria (Lang Park, Brisbane) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Group E: United States vs The Netherlands (Wellington Regional Stadium) (13.00 NZST, 11.00 AEST, 02.00 BST, 21.00 EDT, 18.00 Pacific)

Group E: Vietnam vs Group A Playoff Winner (Portugal, Cameroon, or Thailand) (Waikato Stadium, Hamilton) (19.30 NZST, 17.30 AEST, 08.30 BST, 03.30 EDT, 00.30 Pacific)

Friday 28 July:

Group D: England vs Denmark (Sydney Football Stadium) (18.30 AEST, 20.30 NZST, 09.30 BST, 04.30 EDT, 01.30 Pacific)

Group D: Group B Play Off Winner (Chile, Senegal, or Haiti) vs China PR (Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide) (21.00 AEST, 23.00 NZST, 13.00 BST, 08.00 EDT, 05.00 Pacific)

Group G: Argentina vs South Africa (Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin) (12.00 NZST, 10.00 AEST, 01.00 BST, 20.00 EDT, 17.00 Pacific)

Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

Saturday 29 July:

Group F: France vs Brazil (Lang Park, Brisbane) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Group F: Group C Play Off Winner (Chinese Taipei, Paraguay. Papua New Guinea or Panama) vs Jamaica (Perth Rectangular Stadium) (22.30 AEST, 00.30 NZST, 13.30 BST, 08.30 EDT, 05.30 Pacific)

Group G: Sweden vs Italy (Wellington Regional Stadium) (19.30 NZST, 17.30 AEST, 08.30 BST, 03.30 EDT, 00.30 Pacific)

Sunday 30 July:

Group A: New Zealand vs Switzerland (Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin) (19.30 NZST, 17.30 AEST, 08.30 BST, 03.30 EDT, 00.30 Pacific)

Group A: Norway vs The Philippines (Eden Park, Auckland) (19.00 NZST, 17.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

Group H: Germany vs Colombia (Sydney Football Stadium) (19.30 AEST, 21.30 NZST, 10.30 BST, 05.30 EDT, 02.30 Pacific)

Group H: South Korea vs Morocco (Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide) (14.30 AEST, 16.30 NZST, 05.30 BST, 00.30 EDT, 21.30 Pacific)

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Monday 31 July:

Group B: Canada vs Australia (Melbourne Rectangular Stadium) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Group B: Republic of Ireland vs Nigeria (Lang Park, Brisbane) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Group C: Japan vs Spain (Wellington Regional Stadium) (19.00 NZST, 17.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

Group C: Costa Rica vs Zambia (Waikato Stadium, Hamilton) (19.00 NZST, 17.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

Tuesday 1 August:

Group D: China PR vs England (Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide) (21.00 AEST, 23.00 NZST, 13.00 BST, 08.00 EDT, 05.00 Pacific)

Group D: Group B Play Off Winner (Chile, Senegal, or Haiti) vs Denmark (Perth Rectangular Stadium) (21.00 AEST, 23.00 NZST, 13.00 BST, 08.00 EDT, 05.00 Pacific)

Group E: United States vs Group A Playoff Winner (Portugal, Cameroon, or Thailand) (Eden Park, Auckland)  (19.00 NZST, 17.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

Group E: Vietnam vs The Netherlands (Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin) (19.00 NZST, 17.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

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Wednesday 2 August:

Group F: France vs Group C Play Off Winner (Chinese Taipei, Paraguay. Papua New Guinea or Panama) (Sydney Football Stadium) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Group F: Jamaica vs Brazil (Melbourne Rectangular Stadium) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Group G: Sweden vs Argentina (Waikato Stadium, Hamilton) (19.00 NZST, 17.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

Group G: South Africa vs Italy (Wellington Regional Stadium) (19.00 NZST, 17.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

Thursday 3 August:

Group H: Germany vs South Korea (Lang Park, Brisbane) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Group H: Morocco vs Colombia (Perth Rectangular Stadium) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Perth Rectangular Stadium
Perth Rectangular Stadium

Women’s World Cup 2023 Knockout Stage

Round Of 16

5 August:

Game 49: Winners of Group A vs Runners-up of Group C (Eden Park, Auckland) (17.00 NZST, 15.00 AEST, 05.00 BST, Midnight EDT, 21.00 Pacific)

Game 50: Winners of Group C vs Runners-up of Group A (Wellington Regional Stadium) (20.00 NZST, 18.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

6 August:

Game 51: Winners of Group E vs Runners-up of Group G (Stadium Australia) (12.00 AEST, 14.00 NZST, 03.00 BST, 22.00 EDT, 19.00 Pacific)

Game 52: Winners of Group G vs Runners-up of Group E (Melbourne Rectangular Stadium) (19.00 AEST, 21.00 NZST, 10.00 BST, 05.00 EDT, 02.00 Pacific)

7 August:

Game 53: Winners of Group B vs Runners-up of Group D (Stadium Australia) (20.30 AEST, 22.30 NZST, 11.30 BST, 06.30 EDT, 03.30 Pacific)

Game 54: Winners of Group d vs Runners-up of Group B (Lang Park, Brisbane) (17.30 AEST, 19.30 NZST, 08.30 BST, 03.30 EDT, 00.30 Pacific)

8 August:

Game 55: Winners of Group F vs Runners-up of Group H (Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide)

Game 56: Winners of Group H vs Runners-up of Group F (Melbourne Rectangular Stadium) (18.00 AEST, 20.00 NZST, 09.00 BST, 04.00 EDT, 01.00 Pacific)

Lang Park, Brisbane
Lang Park, Brisbane

Quarter-Finals

11 August:

Game 57: Winner Of Game 49 vs Winner of Game 51 (Wellington Regional Stadium) (13.00 NZST, 11.00 AEST, 02.00 BST, 21.00 EDT, 18.00 Pacific)

Game 58: Winner Of Game 50 vs Winner of Game 52 (Eden Park, Auckland) (19.30 NZST, 17.30 AEST, 08.30 BST, 03.30 EDT, 00.30 Pacific)

12 August:

Game 59: Winner Of Game 53 vs Winner of Game 55 (Lang Park, Brisbane) (17.00 AEST, 19.00 NZST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

Game 60: Winner Of Game 54 vs Winner of Game 56 (Stadium Australia) (20.30 AEST, 22.30 NZST, 11.30 BST, 06.30 EDT, 03.30 Pacific)

Semi-Finals

15 August:

Game 61: Winner Quarter Final – Game 57 vs Winner Quarter Final – Game 58 (Eden Park, Auckland) (20.00 NZST, 18.00 AEST, 08.00 BST, 03.00 EDT, Midnight Pacific)

16 August:

Game 62: Winner Quarter Final – Game 59 vs Winner Quarter Final – Game 60 (Stadium Australia) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Third Place Match

19 August:

Game 63: Loser Of Game 61 vs Loser Of Game 62 (Lang Park, Brisbane) (18.00 AEST, 20.00 NZST, 09.00 BST, 04.00 EDT, 01.00 Pacific)

Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

World Cup Final 2023

20 August:

Game 64: Winner Of Game 61 vs Winner Of Game 62 (Stadium Australia) (20.00 AEST, 22.00 NZST, 11.00 BST, 06.00 EDT, 03.00 Pacific)

Previous World Cup Hosts

The FIFA Women’s World Cup has been hosted by six countries. Canada, France, Germany, and Sweden have all hosted the tournament once each, while China and the United States have each hosted it twice.

  • 1991: China
  • 1995: Sweden
  • 1999: United States
  • 2003: United States
  • 2007: China
  • 2011: Germany
  • 2015: Canada
  • 20119: France
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Who Will Be The Stars Of Women’s World Cup 2023?

As Spain has qualified, we can expect to see Alexia Putellas and Jennifer Hermoso creating many chances for their attacking roles. Sweden’s glamour girl is Sofia Jakobsson is currently playing in the US women’s competition.

For Australia to advance to the tournament’s final stages, they will be hoping that Sam Kerr is firing. Sam has been the leading scorer in England Women’s Premier League for the past two seasons.

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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 FAQs

Which Nations Have Qualified For The 2023 Women’s World Cup?

29 nations have now qualified as of October 2022.  The final three spots will be determined by a ten-team playoff tournament hosted in New Zealand between the 17th to 23rd of February, 2023. If you scroll up the article, you will see a table with all the nations playing in next year’s Women’s World Cup.

Which Country will host the 2023 Women’s World Cup?

The 2023 Women’s World Cup will be played in ten host stadiums in nine Australian and New Zealand cities.

Where will the 2023 Women’s World Cup be held?

Next year’s Women’s World Cup will be held in Australia and New Zealand. A women’s major tournament has never been co-hosted before.

When is the Women’s World Cup 2023?

In 2023, FIFA will host the ninth Women’s World Cup from July 20 to August 20. It will be the first tournament to be held in the southern hemisphere.

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How do I apply for 2023 FIFA World Cup tickets?

Currently, there will only be ticket-package options – two stadium-specific passes and a home team pass.

For adults, tickets start at AUD/NZD$40, and for children, they start at AUD/NZD$20. All ticket packages will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ticket packages started on October 6, 2022. Single match tickets for the 2023 tournament are now on sale. There’s been strong interest immediately, with some games almost sold out. Ticket sales have been strong overseas, too, with more than 100 countries already participating.

For how long will the Women’s World Cup last?

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will take place over 32 days from July 20th to August 20th.

What is the number of matches played in the Women’s World Cup?

There will be 64 matches in the Women’s World Cup 2023. There will be 48 matches in the group stage, followed by 16 in the knockout stages (Round of 16, quarter final, semi final, Third place game, and World Cup Final)

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Winners
2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Winners – United States

What is the Womens World Cup Final Time?

The 2023 World Cup final will kick off at 8 pm local time (Sydney time).

Where can I watch all the World Cup games?

Living in Australia, you can watch all 64 games on SBS or Optus Sports. In New Zealand, it’s TVNZ or Sky Sports.

If you are based in the USA, FOX will broadcast the English-language broadcasts from the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, while Telemundo Deportes will broadcast the Spanish-language broadcasts.

In the UK, BBC and ITV will share the coverage again for the WWC.

If you are based elsewhere or want a cheaper alternative, read our How To Watch World Cup Soccer Games article, which details where to watch matches from around the world on TV or streaming.

How much money will be awarded to the winners of the Women’s World Cup?

The prize money for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup has yet to be determined, but it will be significantly more than it was in 2019. Total prize money of USD$30 million was awarded to 24 teams at the last Women’s World Cup.

A total of $4 million was taken home by Team USA, which won the tournament. Here is the breakdown:

Winner: $4 million
Runners-up: $2.6 million
Third place: $2 million
Fourth place: $1.6 million
Quarter-finalists: $1.45 million each
Round of 16: $1 million each
Group stage: $750,000 each

Who chooses the Women’s World Cup host countries?

Host countries must submit a bid (application) to tournament organizers detailing why they would be the perfect location along with their plans for host cities, stadiums, transportation, and accommodations for soccer women’s World Cup 2023 dates fans. Potential candidates are then visited and inspected after a series of procedures in which more information is provided.

As a result of the inspection, they are evaluated and rated, with the highest score being named the hosts of the upcoming Women’s World Cup.

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2007 FIFA Women World Cup Past Winners – Germany

Is a visa required to enter New Zealand?

Visa-exempt countries need not apply for a visa in New Zealand. Visitors must obtain a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) before traveling. NZeTA applications can be submitted online for a small fee and can take up to 72 hours to process.

Can I travel to Australia without a visa?

A visa is required for anyone traveling to Australia (except Australians and New Zealanders). Visas are available for many visitors for a small service fee and are generally processed quickly.

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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Volunteers Needed

A total of 5000 volunteers from both countries will be involved in FIFA’s activities. They are looking forward to welcoming the world in 2023 with the help of these volunteers. It is FIFA’s desire to help create football history and radically change the dial regarding gender equality in football.

They require volunteers in the following cities.

  • Adelaide / Tarntanya (AUS)
  • Auckland / Tāmaki Makaurau (NZ)
  • Brisbane / Meaanjin (AUS)
  • Dunedin / Ōtepoti (NZ)
  • Hamilton / Kirikiriroa (NZ)
  • Melbourne / Naarm (AUS)
  • Perth / Boorloo (AUS)
  • Sydney / Gadigal (AUS)
  • Wellington / Te Whanganui-A-Tara (NZ)

The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 volunteer application is now open.

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World Cup 2023 Women’s Mascot

As the 2023 FWWC mascot, Tazuni has been dubbed a “fun, football-loving penguin.” Tazuni is inspired by the blue penguins found in New Zealand and Australia.

A game of beach soccer inspired Tazuni, who is 15 years old and plays in midfield, to become interested in football.