The Women FIFA World Cup 2023 draw will be live on October 22, 2022 at Auckland, New Zealand. The European Champions England who won their first major trophy will know their opponents as they look forward to keeping the impressive form.
The American women’s team made history by being the first group to win the coveted trophy back-to-back four years ago.
The team hopes to become the first group to take home the title three times in Australia and New Zealand in the World Cup 2023.
Several nations made history by qualifying for their first Women’s World Cup 2023. Or, in some cases, their first World Cup at any level for any gender.
FIFA increased the competition from 24 teams to 32 teams for the first time giving more countries the opportunity to participate in the competition.
Teams that qualified for the Female World Cup in Australia and New Zealand
The following countries have qualified for the women’s 2023 World Cup: Argentina, Italy, United State, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Brazil, Korea, Switzerland, Canada. Jamaica, Sweden, China, Morocco, Spain, and Costa Rica.
Others are: Netherland, South Africa, Denmark, New Zealand, Philippines, Colombia, Nigeria, Ireland, England, Norway, France, Zambia, Germany and Vietnam.
The Play Off Of The World Cup 2023
The play-off competition will serve as New Zealand’s practice match for hosting the Women’s World Cup 2023.
Ten teams will compete, divided into three groups, from February 18 to February 23, and the winner of each group will advance to the Women’s World Cup 2023.
As part of the tournament, New Zealand and another visiting national team will compete in friendly matches against competing teams.
Women FIFA World Cup 2023 Venue
1. Brisbane Stadium – Brisbane / Meaanjin.
2. Australia Dunedin Stadium – Dunedin / Ōtepoti 3. New Zealand Eden Park – Auckland / Tāmaki Makaurau.
4. New Zealand Hindmarsh Stadium – Adelaide / Tarntanya
5. Australia Melbourne Rectangular Stadium – Melbourne / Naarm.
6. Australia Perth Rectangular Stadium – Perth / Boorloo
7. Australia Stadium Australia – Adelaide / Tarntanya.
8. Australia Sydney Football Stadium – Sydney / Gadigal.
9. Australia Waikato Stadium – Hamilton / Kirikiriroa
10. New Zealand Wellington Regional Stadium – Wellington / Te Whanganui-a-Tara, New Zealand
Teams and The Pot They Are
Pot 1: New Zealand, Australia, United States, Sweden, Germany, England, France, Spain.
Pot 2: Canada, Netherlands, Brazil, Japan, Norway, Italy, China, South Korea.
Pot 3: Denmark, Switzerland, Republic of Ireland, Colombia, Argentina, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Jamaica
Pot 4: Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, Morocco, Zambia, three play-off tournament winners which take place next year February.
Who Will Super Falcons Face In The World Cup
The Nigeria Super Falcons are in Pot 4 and are likely to face heavyweights in the competition. They need to be on top of their game if they want to qualify for the knockout stage of the competition.
But with the help of Asisat Oshoala and the new Super Falcons manager, they would tactically help the team succeed in the tournament.
Teams That Didn’t Qualify For The Tournament
The Republic of Ireland defeated Scotland 1-0 in the play-off final, to halt Scotland’s dream of making it to the women’s World Cup 2023.
Russia were automatically disqualified from the tournament because of their involvement in the Ukraine Invasion which had not been solved.
The same was applied on the Russia Male Football Team who were disqualified from playing in the World Cup 2023.
Wales’ hopes of reaching a first major tournament clashed after Switzerland came back from behind to win a play-off game.