FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

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The Women’s World Cup of Football kicks off tomorrow in Paris for the 8th time. This is a month long competition with 24 countries taking part for a total of 52 matches. A total of 143 countries entered the qualifying games which took part between April 2017 – December 2018. From that the number was drilled down to 23 + the host nation France.

What you need to know about the Women’s World Cup

African Teams to Qualify:

  • Cameroon
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa

Group breakdown

Group A

  • France
  • Korea 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

Dates to take note of

Friday 7 June: Opening game

France VS Korea Republic

Saturday 8 June

Spain VS South Africa

Norway VS Nigeria

Monday 10 June

Canada VS Cameroon

Wednesday 12 June

Nigeria VS Korea Republic

Thursday 13 June

South Africa VS Chine PR

Saturday 15 June

Netherlands VS Cameroon

Monday 17 June

South Africa VS Germany

Nigeria VS France

Thursday 20 June

Cameroon VS New Zealand