FIFA World Cup Australia & New Zealand, 2023 (Women's)

The 9th FIFA Women's World Cup will be held jointly in Australia and New Zealand, the first time the event has been hosted in the southern hemisphere. Only two countries bid for hosting rights, the other was Colombia.

The event will be held from 10 July – 20 August 2023. The 2023 World Cup will be larger than previous tournaments, with the number of teams at the group stage expanding from 24 to 32 teams.

The United States will be the defending champions, having won their fourth title in 2019. Australia and New Zealand will be automatically qualified due to being host countries.


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