Opening date and groups

In the opening match of the New Zealand World Cup It will welcome Norway at Eden Park in Auckland, a huge 50,000-capacity rugby stadium that has been adapted to host a tournament. Women’s football.

Australia hosts Ireland at the 83,000-capacity Australia Stadium in Sydney, built for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.

In the first duel in history, “Fern Football” New Zealand They are hoping their fans’ support will help them overcome their poor results in the five women’s world championships they have competed in and head into the second round of the tournament.

Its Norwegian rival dreams of recapturing its past glory in Women’s football When he was champion in 1995, runner-up in 1991, he won the 2000 Olympics and the Euros in 1987 and 1993.

Headed by the scorer Ada Hegerberg of Norway is the favorite in Group A at the World Cup, Which also includes the Philippines and Switzerland.

In the second duel on opening day, Matildas Australia They are hoping to count on their superstar Sam Kerr and cheer their groups to start their playoff run.

The Australian national team has competed in eight World Cups with their best result being three passes to the quarter-finals in 2007, 2011 and 2015.

Meanwhile, Ireland is appearing for the first time in the World Cup, which will include 32 participating teams for the first time, and its captain, Kate McCabe, from England’s Arsenal, is a star.

Group B of the tournament also includes Canada, the title contenders, and Nigeria.


  • Group A: New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines and Switzerland
  • Group B: Australia, Canada, Nigeria and Ireland
  • Group C: Costa Rica, Japan, Spain and Zambia
  • Group D: China, Denmark, England and Haiti
  • Group E: The Netherlands, Portugal, the United States and Vietnam
  • Group F: Brazil, France, Jamaica and Panama
  • Group G: Argentina, Italy, South Africa and Sweden
  • Group H: Colombia, Germany, South Korea and Morocco
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