The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is here and the event's country host, France, is ready to welcome soccer fans from across the world.
FIFA, or the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, is the international governing body that hosts the Women's World Cup. The FIFA Women's World Cup first began in 1991 and subsequent World Cup events happen every four years. This year's event involves 24 teams representing countries found on almost all of the world's continents. The first five days of the tournament focus on the round-robin play between teams within each of the six (A-F) groups of teams. The remaining days of the tournament involve knockout play culminating with semi-final and final games.
Prior FIFA Women's World Cup Winners
- 2015 - USA
- 2011 - Japan
- 2007 - Germany
- 2003 - Germany
- 1999 - USA
- 1995 - Norway
- 1991 - USA
Canada's best performances at the FIFA Women's World Cup over its history is a fourth place finish in 2003 (4/16) and making it to the quarter-finals in 2015 (6/24).
Fans of all 24 teams playing in this year's event are primed and pumped to cheer on the teams in all kinds of ways. Whether you're a fan who's planning to take in some games live in person or through televised coverage and live-streaming platforms, keep this go-to guide handy. It's a comprehensive resource for all 24 countries…whether you're cheering for the country you live in or the one your family comes from (or both!)...you’ll find it all here.
June 7th - July 7th, 2019
France is the host country of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. The cities that will host the event's scheduled games include:
Play between teams within each grouping will take place from June 7th until June 20th and are scheduled to be played across all nine host cities. The game schedule for all groupings can be found here.
Once group standings have been determined through Group match play, Knockout play will then begin June 22nd. The Knockout games will take place on the following dates:
Round of 16:
June 22nd until June 25th
June 27th until June 29th
July 2nd and July 3rd in Lyon
Match for Third Place:
July 6th in Nice
July 7th in Lyon
All 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Canadian broadcast coverage will be available through the CTV and TSN television networks. Head here to find general information around their coverage by both networks throughout the duration of the event. Their schedule of televised game times can also be found here.
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Group A: France, Korean Republic, Norway, Nigeria
Group B: Germany, China PR, Spain, South Africa
Group C: Australia, Italy, Brazil, Jamaica
Group D: England, Scotland, Argentina, Japan
Group E: Canada, Cameroon, New Zealand, Netherlands
Group F: USA, Thailand, Chile, Sweden
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