FIFA World Cup 2023 Schedule, Fixtures, Groups, Teams, Dates, Times, Venue

Information you need about the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup schedule, including dates, venues, and the qualification process.

FIFA World Cup 2023 Schedule, Fixtures, Groups, Teams, Dates, Times, Venue
FIFA World Cup 2023 Schedule, Venue, Fixtures, Groups, Teams, Dates, Times

FIFA World Cup 2023 Schedule, Fixtures, Groups, Teams, Date, Time, Venue

The FIFA World Cup is one of the most awaited events in the world of football. With the 2022 FIFA World Cup just around the corner, the excitement for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup is also building up. This article will cover everything you need to know about the schedule of the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.


The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football tournament that takes place every four years. The tournament features the best women's national football teams from around the world. The tournament was first held in 1991, and the upcoming 2023 edition will mark the 9th FIFA Women's World Cup.

The tournament will be hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand from July 10 to August 20, 2023. A total of 32 teams from around the world will compete for the championship title.

The opening match will take place on July 10, 2023, at the Eden Park Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand. The final match will be held on August 20, 2023, at the Stadium Australia in Sydney, Australia.

The tournament will be divided into two stages: the group stage and the knockout stage. During the group stage, the 32 teams will be divided into eight groups of four teams each. Each team will play three matches against the other teams in their group, and the top two teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage.

The knockout stage will consist of a round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals, and the final. The round of 16 will take place from August 12 to 13, 2023, followed by the quarter-finals on August 17 and 18, 2023. The semi-finals will be held on August 23 and 24, 2023, and the final on August 20, 2023.

The full schedule and match fixtures for the tournament will be announced closer to the start of the event, but fans can expect to see some of the best teams and players in the world competing in this highly anticipated sporting event.

2. Host Country and Venues

The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The tournament will be held across 12 venues in 12 cities. The stadiums that will host the matches are:

  1. Stadium Australia, Sydney
  2. Lang Park, Brisbane
  3. Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne
  4. Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
  5. Eden Park, Auckland
  6. Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
  7. Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
  8. Sky Stadium, Wellington
  9. York Park, Launceston
  10. Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
  11. Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle
  12. Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch

3. Dates, Times and Schedule

The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup will take place from July 20 to August 20, 2023. The tournament will last for a total of 32 days and will feature 32 teams from around the world. The opening match of the tournament will be held at Eden Park, Auckland, on July 20, 2023. The final of the tournament will be held at Stadium Australia, Sydney, on August 20, 2023.

All kicks off times ET

Group A

New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Switzerland

Thursday, July 20: Auckland, New Zealand – New Zealand vs. Norway – 3am
Friday, July 21: Dunedin, New Zealand –  Philippines vs. Switzerland – 1am
Tuesday, July 25: Wellington, New Zealand –  New Zealand vs. Philippines – 1:30am
Tuesday, July 25: Hamilton, New Zealand – Switzerland vs. Norway – 4am
Sunday, July 30: Dunedin, New Zealand – Switzerland vs. New Zealand – 3am
Sunday, July 30: Auckland, New Zealand – Norway vs. Philippines – 3am

Group B

Australia, Republic of Ireland, Nigeria, Canada

Thursday, July 20: Sydney (Football Stadium) – Australia vs. Ireland – 6am
Thursday, July 20: Melbourne, Australia – Nigeria vs. Canada – 10:30pm
Wednesday, July 26: Perth, Australia – Canada vs. Ireland – 8am
Thursday, July 27: Brisbane, Australia – Australia vs. Nigeria – 6am
Monday, July 31: Melbourne, Australia – Canada vs. Australia – 6am
Monday, July 31: Brisbane, Australia – Ireland vs. Nigeria – 6am

Group C

Spain, Costa Rica, Zambia, Japan

Friday, July 21: Wellington, New Zealand – Spain vs. Costa Rica – 3:30am
Saturday, July 22: Hamilton, New Zealand – Zambia vs. Japan – 3am
Wednesday, July 26: Auckland, New Zealand – Spain vs. Zambia – 3:30am
Wednesday, July 26: Dunedin, New Zealand – Japan vs. Costa Rica – 1am
Monday, July 31: Wellington, New Zealand – Japan vs. Spain – 3am
Monday, July 31: Hamilton, New Zealand – Costa Rica vs. Zambia – 3am

Group D

England, Haiti, Denmark, China

Saturday, July 22: Brisbane, Australia – England vs. Haiti – 5:30am
Saturday, July 22: Perth, Australia – Denmark vs. China – 8am
Friday, July 28: Sydney (Football Stadium) – England vs. Denmark – 4:30am
Friday, July 28: Adelaide, Australia – China vs. Haiti – 7am
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Adelaide, Australia – China vs. England – 7am
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Perth, Australia – Haiti vs. Denmark – 7am

Group E

USA, Vietnam, Netherlands, Portugal

Friday, July 21: Auckland, New Zealand – USA vs. Vietnam – 9pm
Sunday, July 23: Dunedin, New Zealand – Netherlands vs. Portugal – 3:30am
Wednesday, July 26: Wellington, New Zealand – USA vs. Netherlands – 9pm
Thursday, July 27: Hamilton, New Zealand – Portugal vs. Vietnam – 3:30am
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Auckland, New Zealand – Portugal vs. USA – 3am
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Dunedin, New Zealand – Vietnam vs. Netherlands – 3am

Group F

France, Jamaica, Brazil, Panama

Sunday, July 23: Sydney (Football Stadium) – France vs. Jamaica – 6am
Monday, July 24: Adelaide, Australia – Brazil vs. Panama – 7am
Saturday, July 29: Brisbane, Australia – France vs. Brazil – 6am
Saturday, July 29: Perth, Australia – Panama vs. Jamaica – 8:30am
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Sydney (Football Stadium) – France vs. Panama – 6am
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Melbourne, Australia – Jamaica vs. Brazil – 6am

Group G

Sweden, South Africa, Italy, Argentina

Sunday, July 23: Wellington, New Zealand – Sweden v. South Africa – 1am
Monday, July 24: Auckland, New Zealand – Italy v. Argentina – 2am
Thursday, July 27: Dunedin, New Zealand – Argentina vs. South Africa – 8pm
Saturday, July 29: Wellington, New Zealand – Sweden vs. Italy – 3:30am
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Hamilton, New Zealand – Argentina vs. Sweden – 3am
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Wellington, New Zealand – South Africa vs. Italy – 3am

Group H

Germany, Morocco, Colombia, South Korea

Monday, July 24: Melbourne, Australia – Germany vs. Morocco – 4:30am
Monday, July 24: Sydney (Football Stadium) – Colombia vs. South Korea – 10pm
Sunday, July 30: Sydney (Football Stadium) – Germany vs. Colombia – 5:30am
Sunday, July 30: Adelaide, Australia – South Korea vs. Morocco – 12:30am
Thursday, Aug. 3: Brisbane, Australia – South Korea vs. Germany – 6am
Thursday, Aug. 3: Perth, Australia – Morocco vs. Colombia – 6am

Round Of 16

Match 49, Saturday, Aug. 5: Auckland, New Zealand – Group A winner vs. Group C second place – 1am

Match 50, Saturday, Aug. 5: Wellington, New Zealand – Group C winner vs. Group A second place – 4am

Match 51, Saturday, Aug. 5: Sydney (Football Stadium) – Group E winner vs. Group G second place – 10pm

Match 52, Sunday, Aug. 6: Melbourne, Australia – Group G winner vs. Group E second place – 5am

Match 54, Monday, Aug. 7: Sydney (Stadium Australia) – Group B winner vs. Group D second place – 3:30am

Match 53, Monday, Aug. 7: Brisbane, Australia – Group D winner vs. Group B second place – 6:30am

Match 56, Tuesday, Aug. 8: Adelaide, Australia – Group F winner vs. Group H second place – 4am

Match 55, Tuesday, Aug. 8: Melbourne, Australia – Group H winner vs. Group F second place – 4am

Bracket Quarterfinals

Match 58, Thursday, Aug. 10: Auckland, New Zealand – Winner Match 50 vs Winner Match 52 – 9pm

Match 57, Friday, Aug. 11: Wellington, New Zealand – Winner Match 49 vs Winner Match 51 – 3:30am

Match 59, Saturday, Aug. 12: Brisbane, Australia – Winner Match 53 vs Winner Match 55 – 3am

Match 60, Saturday, Aug. 12: Sydney – Winner Match 54 vs Winner Match 56 – 6:30am

Bracket Semifinals

Match 61, Tuesday, Aug. 15: Auckland, New Zealand – Winner Match 57 vs Winner Match 58 – 4am

Match 62, Wednesday, Aug. 16: Sydney (Stadium Australia) – Winner Match 59 vs Winner Match 60 – 6am

Bracket Third place

Match 63, Saturday, Aug. 19: Brisbane, Australia – Loser Match 61 vs Loser Match 62 – 4am

Bracket Final

Match 64, Sunday, Aug. 20: Sydney (Stadium Australia) – Winner Match 61 vs Winner Match 62 – 6am

4. Qualification

The qualification process for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup is currently underway. A total of 211 teams from around the world will participate in the qualification process. The teams will be divided into six confederations, and each confederation will have a specific number of slots for the tournament.

The qualification process will take place over a period of two years, from 2021 to 2023. The teams that qualify for the tournament will be announced closer to the start of the tournament.

5. Teams

A total of 32 teams will be participating in the Women's World Cup 2023. These teams have been divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each. Here's a breakdown of the groups:

Group A: Australia, Italy, Brazil, Jamaica

Group B: Canada, Japan, Great Britain, Chile

Group C: United States, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand

Group D: Netherlands, China PR, Belgium, Ivory Coast

Group E: Norway, Korea Republic, Spain, South Africa

Group F: Brazil, Germany, Canada, Nigeria

Group G: England, Mexico, Cameroon, Portugal

Group H: Spain, Argentina, Korea DPR, France


The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup is an event that football fans around the world are eagerly waiting for. The tournament will feature some of the best women's national football teams from around the world, and it will be held across 12 venues in Australia and New Zealand. The tournament will take place from July 20 to August 20, 2023, and the schedule for the tournament will be released closer to the start of the tournament.