The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand is 9 months away and the official draw is now complete.
The tournament will have 32 teams participating in the event for the first time, and all nations have been divided into eight groups ahead of the tournament. The United States women’s national team are the reigning champions.
All 32 teams were divided into four pots, with one team from each pot filling out the eight groups. With the exception of UEFA teams, nations from the same confederations were not drawn into the same group.
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Take a look at the official groups:
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- New Zealand
- Republic of Ireland
- Costa Rica
- Playoff winner (Chile, Senegal, or Haiti)
- United States
- Playoff winner (Portugal, Cameroon, Thailand)
- Playoff winner (Chinese Taipei, Paraguay, Panama, or Papua New Guinea)
- South Africa
- Korea Republic
The opening match for the 2023 World Cup will kick off on July 20 and feature tournament hosts New Zealand against Norway at Eden Park in Auckland. Co-hosts Australia will meet Ireland at Sydney Football Stadium in Sydney on the same day.