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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Where is Women’s World Cup taking place?

USWNT's Alex Morgan discusses her offsides penalty and bouncing back from it, the importance of women's soccer being as valued as men's soccer, and the impact of the 2023 SheBelieves Cup.

Every four years, the FIFA Women’s World Cup is held to determine the best women’s soccer team in the world. This summer marks the ninth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup and the United States are the two-time defending champions, having been crowned world champions in both 2015 and 2019.

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Where is this year’s Women’s World Cup taking place?

Australia and New Zealand are co-hosting this year’s tournament, marking the first time in Women’s World Cup history that there will be multiple host nations. The opening match of the tournament will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, while the final will be held in Sydney, Australia. The joint-bid of Australia and New Zealand beat out Colombia in the final voting for this year’s host.

How many stadiums will host matches?

Overall, there are 10 stadiums that will host World Cup matches this summer – six in Australia and four in New Zealand. In Australia, two stadiums are located in Sydney, including Stadium Australia, which will host the final on August 20. Other Australian cities hosting matches are Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide. The four cities in New Zealand which have stadiums hosting matches are Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton and Dunedin.

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2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup schedule, start time, dates, how to watch live

  • When: July 20 to August 20
  • Location: Australia and New Zealand
  • TV channels en Español: Telemundo, Universo, Peacock
  • Streaming en Español: Peacock (all 64 matches)

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