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 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.
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 teams will be in eight groups, with only the top-two sides from each qualifying for the knockout stages.
- Group A: New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Switzerland
- Group B: Australia, Republic of Ireland, Nigeria, Canada
- Group C: Spain, Costa Rica, Zambia, Japan
- Group D: England, Playoff winner Group B, Denmark, China
- Group E: USA, Vietnam, Netherlands, Playoff winner Group A
- Group F: France, Jamaica, Brazil, Playoff winner Group C
- Group G: Sweden, South Africa, Italy, Argentina
- Group H : Germany, Morocco,Colombia, Korea Republic
- It will be the first co-confederation-hosted FIFA World Cup. Australia is part of the Asian football confederation and New Zealand a member of the Oceanic branch.
- It will be the first FIFA Women's World Cup to be held in the Asia-Pacific region.
- Australia and New Zealand at the Women's World Cup.
- About Sport in Australia and about Sport in New Zealand
- List of Women's World Cup host countries
- Men's Football World Cup Hosts
- Women's World Cup Info