FIFA Women's World Cup 2023: Draw, fixtures, results & guide to each round
The hype and excitement from the 2022 Women's Euros has yet to die down, and already we're preparing for another international tournament: the World Cup. Not that we're complaining!
The tournament will be the first to feature the expanded format of 32 teams from the previous 24. The United States will be defending champions, having defeated the Netherlands 2-0 in the 2019 final.
Here's what you need to know about the 2022/23 competition.
Everything you need to know about the Women’s World Cup 2023
Where & when is the Women’s World Cup 2023?
The Women's World Cup will take place in Australia and New Zealand, making it the first WWC to have multiple host nations. The tournament is set to kick off on July 20 and conclude a month later on August 20.
The venues include five cities and six stadiums from Australia, and four cities and stadiums from New Zealand.
Women’s World Cup 2023 confirmed groups & fixtures
- New Zealand
Group A fixtures
- July 20 2023 - New Zealand vs Norway
- July 21 2023 - Philippines vs Switzerland
- July 25 2023 - New Zealand vs Philippines
- July 25 2023 - Switzerland vs Norway
- July 30 2023 - Switzerland vs New Zealand
- July 30 2023 - Norway vs Philippines
Group B fixtures
- July 20 2023 - Australia vs Ireland
- July 21 2023 - Nigeria vs Canada
- July 26 2023 - Canada vs Ireland
- July 27 2023 - Australia vs Nigeria
- July 31 2023 - Canada vs Australia
- July 31 2023 - Ireland vs Nigeria
- Costa Rica
Group C fixtures
- July 21 2023 - Spain vs Costa Rica
- July 22 2023 - Zambia vs Japan
- July 26 2023 - Japan vs Costa Rica
- July 26 2023 - Spain vs Zambia
- July 31 2023 - Japan vs Spain
- July 31 2023 - Costa Rica vs Zambia
Group D fixtures
- July 22 2023 - England vs Haiti
- July 22 2023 - Denmark vs China
- July 28 2023 - China vs Haiti
- July 28 2023 - England vs Denmark
- August 1 2023 - China vs England
- August 1 2023 - Haiti vs Denmark
- United States
- The Netherlands
Group E fixtures
- July 22 2023 - United States vs Vietnam
- July 23 2023 - The Netherlands vs Portugal
- July 27 2023 - United States vs The Netherlands
- July 27 2023 - Portugal vs Vietnam
- August 1 2023 - Portugal vs United States
- August 1 2023 - Vietnam vs The Netherlands
Group F fixtures
- July 23 2023 - France vs Jamaica
- July 24 2023 - Brazil vs Panama
- July 29 2023 - France vs Brazil
- July 29 2023 - Panama vs Jamaica
- August 2 2023 - Jamaica vs Brazil
- August 2 2023 - Panama vs France
- South Africa
Group G fixtures
- July 23 2023 - Sweden vs South Africa
- July 24 2023 - Italy vs Argentina
- July 28 2023 - Argentina vs South Africa
- July 29 2023 - Sweden vs Italy
- August 2 2023 - Argentina vs Sweden
- August 2 2023 - South Africa vs Italy
- South Korea
Group H fixtures
- July 24 2023 - Germany vs Morocco
- July 25 2023 - Colombia vs South Korea
- July 30 2023 - Germany vs Colombia
- July 30 2023 - South Korea vs Morocco
- August 3 2023 - South Korea vs Germany
- August 3 2023 - Morocco vs Colombia
Women’s World Cup 2023 group & knockout stage dates
The first game of the Women’s World Cup 2023 will see co-hosts New Zealand face Norway on July 20. Later that day, Australia will start their campaign against Ireland.
July 20 - August 3
Round of 16
Where is the Women’s World Cup 2023 final?
The Women’s World Cup 2023 final will take place at Stadium Australia - also known as Sydney Olympic Stadium - on August 20. The stadium was built in the late 1990s to host the 2000 Summer Olympics.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 stadiums
Sydney Football Stadium
16,500 (expanding to 18,435)
Wellington Regional Stadium
Forsyth Barr Stadium
How to watch the Women’s World Cup 2023
The broadcasting rights for the tournament to be shown in the United Kingdom have not yet been announced. However, the 2019 edition was shown in the UK by the BBC and it is likely to acquire the rights again.
How to buy Women’s World Cup 2023 tickets
Fans around the world can visit FIFA's website to sign up for information on when tickets for Women’s World Cup 2023 games will go on sale.