Today is the day the FIFA Women’s World Cup begins and with that in mind and on our television screens this summer, we’ve taken a look at the venues the national teams including England and Scotland will be playing at.
The 2019 tournament will see 52 matches hosted in nine stadiums – some of the the best in the world – across nine different cities in France.
Take a look at all the stadiums below and on the next page…
STADE DE LYON
Capacity for the tournament: 57,900
Completed: January 2016
Matches: Semi-finals, 2/3 July; Final, 7 July.
PARC DES PRINCES
Completed: Refurbished in 2015
Matches: France v South Korea, 7 June; Argentina v Japan, 10 June; South Africa v China, 13 June; USA v Chile, 16 June; Scotland v Argentina, 19 June; Round of 16, 24 June; Quarter-final, 28 June.
STADE DE NICE
Completed: September 2013
Matches: England v Scotland, 9 June; France v Norway, 12 June; Sweden v Thailand, 16 June; Japan v England, 19 June; Round of 16, 22 June; Third place play-off, 6 July.
STADE DE LA MOSSON
Completed: Opened in 1972, renovated many times, most recently in 2017
Matches: Canada v Cameroon, 10 June; Australia v Brazil, 13 June; South Africa v Germany, 17 June; Cameroon v New Zealand, 20 June; Round of 16, 25 June.
Matches: Germany v China, 8 June; USAChile v Sweden, 11 June; Japan v Scotland, 14 June; Nigeria v France, 17 June; Thailand v Chile, 20 June; Round of 16, 25 June; Quarter-final, 29 June.
Take a look at four more stadiums that will be hosting FIFA Women’s World Cup matches this summer on the next page.Like what the Fan Banter have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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