The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup is scheduled to be the 9th edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Check out draw , dates and many more here.
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 : Tazuni | Draw | Dates
The tournament will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, the first time that the FIFA Women’s World Cup will have two host nations, and is scheduled to take place from 20 July to 20 August 2023.
|Dates||20 July – 20 August|
|Teams||32 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||10 (in 9 host cities)|
The 2023 tournament will see the Women’s World Cup expanded from 24 to 32 teams.
The United States are the defending champions, having won the previous two tournaments in 2015 and 2019. The Philippines, Vietnam, the Republic of Ireland, Morocco and Zambia will make their Women’s World Cup debut.
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Tazuni
Tazuni, a fun, football-loving penguin is unveiled as the Official Mascot of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023.
As Tazuni will become an important symbol for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand, appearing on official tournament merchandise and media platforms, as well as in real life in community activities ahead of the event.
So, tazuni, a 15-year-old midfielder whose story involves her falling in love with football after playing with a group of children on a beach, is set to feature on merchandise, media platforms and community activities in the build-up to the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The name Tazuni is a fusion of the Tasman sea, the home of penguins and Unity, which is the key value of the event.
The 2023 FIFA Women’s World cup will be the 9th edition in the series and this is the first time that 2 nations cohost the tournament.
Defending champion USA was drawn to face the Netherlands in the group stage of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup during the draw ceremony held in Auckland on Saturday.
The two teams had faced each other in the final of the previous edition in 2019 which USA won 2-0.
European champion England was drawn along with China in Group D.
The 2023 edition, first to have 32 teams, will be held in Australia and New Zealand between July 20 and August 20 with the first fixture to be played between the Kiwis and Norway in Auckland.
So far, 29 teams have qualified for the tournament. Cameroon, Chile, Chinese Tapei, Haiti, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Portugal, Senegal and Thailand will compete for the remaining three spots in a tournament which will be held from February 17 to 23 in Auckland.
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 21 for advancing teams.
The Women’s World Cup 2023 Final date: The World Cup final is on 21 August at Stadium Australia. FIFA has yet to announce the kick-off time.