The Women’s World Cup is fast approaching, with the official kickoff on June 7 of 2019. The 2019 World Cup is the eighth Women’s World Cup to date and will be hosted in France. The hosting cities include Lyon, Paris, Rennes, Nice, Montpellier, Le Havre, Valenciennes, Reims, and Grenoble. The finals will take place at Olympique Lyonnais home stadium, Parc Olympique Lyonnais which seats 59,000 spectators.
The number of teams in the tournament is 24, and the format is a Group Stage with 4 teams per group, then a round of 16, quarterfinal, semi-final, and final.
8 teams have already qualified for the 2019 tournament, including, France, China PR, Thailand, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, and Chile. The qualification for CONCACAF teams will take place in October of this year, as well as UEFA which is ongoing throughout 2018, CAF in the summer of 2018, and OFC which will take place in November of 2018.
The official draw for the 2019 World Cup will be held on the 8th of December, 2018 after all of the qualifications have concluded.
Here are the links for pages on the national teams looking to compete in 2019 for the World Cup trophy:
more information on the tournament format and dates can be found on the FIFA 2019 webpage: http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/index.html
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