The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup is the ninth edition of the tournament.
It is the first Women's World Cup to be jointly hosted by two countries, Australia and New Zealand
The tournament is held from 20th July to 20th August 2023
Australia is in the Asian confederation, while New Zealand is in the Oceanian confederation, making it the first World Cup held across multiple confederations
The 2023 Women's World Cup features an expanded format with 32 teams, up from the previous 24
The opening match was played between New Zealand and Norway and New Zealand won.
The final will take place at Sydney Olympic Stadium in Sydney on 20th August 2023
The United States is the defending champion, having won the previous two tournaments in 2015 and 2019
The Women's World Cup is held every four years, one year after the men's World Cup
The tournament was first played in 1991 in China, and it has grown to include 32 teams in the 2023 edition
The tournament features eight round-robin groups, followed by a knockout round for the top 16 teams
The 2023 Women's World Cup is the first to be co-hosted, and it spans multiple confederations and regions
The total prize pool for this edition is $110 million, $80 million more than the previous tournament
For the first time, FIFA will pay prize money directly to players of the team
While FIFA didn't make the prize money equal to the men's tournament.