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European champions China and Denmark will be England’s opponents in the Women’s World Cup


At the Women’s World Cup in 2023 in Australia and New Zealand, European champions England will compete against China and Denmark.

Either Senegal, Haiti, or Chile will join them in Group D.

The Lionesses will be based in Australia, where they will play group games in Brisbane, Sydney, and Adelaide.

With co-hosts Australia, Olympic winners Canada, and Nigeria in Group B, the Republic of Ireland, competing in their first tournament, are also there.

With group games in Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane, The Republic will also be located in Australia.

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China, now ranked 15th in the world, finished second in 1999 but lost to the United States, while Denmark finished second in the 2017 Euros but lost to the Netherlands.

The current World Cup winners, the United States, who are attempting a historic third World Cup victory, will play the Netherlands in Group E in a rematch of the 2019 final along with Vietnam and one of Cameroon, Thailand, or Portugal.

Co-hosts New Zealand and Norway square off in the tournament’s first match on July 20 in Auckland, New Zealand, while the championship game will be played at Stadium Australia in Sydney on August 20.

The number of participating teams has increased from the 24 that competed in the last World Cup in France in 2019 to 32.

Five of the 32 teams—Morocco, the Philippines, the Republic of Ireland, Vietnam, and Zambia—will make their international debut.

Groups B, D, F, and H will play every game in Australia, while Groups A, C, E, and G will play every game in New Zealand.


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