When does the Women’s World Cup 2023 start? Where is it being held? Dates, schedule & venues

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The hype is building for the Women’s World Cup 2023 as the tournament heads Down Under with Australia and New Zealand on hosting duties.

Paddy’s counting down the days like a kid at Christmas as Ireland’s Girls in Green are making their tournament debut, while England are one of the leading contenders after conquering Europe last summer.

The United States of America are the ones to beat, however, after winning the last two editions of the World Cup, with a historic third-consecutive success in their sights.

Women’s World Cup odds are on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app, otherwise all the key details about this year’s tournament can be found below.

Women’s World Cup 2023 dates

The Women’s World Cup 2023 takes place from Thursday, July 20 to Sunday, August 20.

Women’s World Cup 2023 groups

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

The top two from each group progress to the last 16.

Women’s World Cup 2023 venues


Venue: Stadium Australia
City: Sydney
Capacity: 75,784

Venue: Sydney Football Stadium
City: Sydney
Capacity: 40,583

Venue: Lang Park
City: Brisbane
Capacity: 49,461

Venue: Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
City: Melbourne
Capacity: 27,706

Venue: Perth Rectangular Stadium
City: Perth
Capacity: 18,727

Venue: Hindmarsh Stadium
City: Adelaide
Capacity: 13,557

New Zealand

Venue: Eden Park
City: Auckland
Capacity: 43,217

Venue: Wellington Regional Stadium
City: Wellington
Capacity: 33,132

Venue: Forsyth Barr Stadium
City: Dunedin
Capacity: 25,947

Venue: Waikato Stadium
City: Hamilton
Capacity: 18,009

Women’s World Cup 2023 schedule

Group Stage: Thursday, July 20 to Thursday, August 3
Last 16: Saturday, August 5 to Tuesday, August 8
Quarter-Finals: Friday, August 11 to Saturday, August 12
Semi-Finals: Tuesday, August 15 to Wednesday, August 16
Third-Place Play-Off: Saturday, August 19
Final: Sunday, August 20

Women’s World Cup 2023 odds

USA are the favourites with Paddy Power to win the Women’s World Cup as the Stars and Stripes bid to become the first country to win the tournament three times in a row.

England are next in the outright betting as Sarina Wiegman’s European champions attempt to secure silverware for the second summer on the spin.

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