As France celebrates the performance of its men's soccer team, the country is simultaneously preparing to host the FIFA Women's World Cup from June 7 to July 7, 2019.
France loves soccer, and definitely loves the World Cup—which will proven again in 2019 when it hosts the FIFA Women's World Cup from June 7 to July 7, 2019.
Will the women's team echo the feat of the men's team, which just won a second star for France in the final against Croatia, bringing victory back to France after 20 years?
9 cities in France will host the matches
For the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019, 52 matches will be divided into 9 cities selected for their stadiums, their hosting facilities, and the sights and experiences each city offers. The host cities will be: Grenoble at the foot of the Alps, Le Havre in Normandy, Lyon, Montpellier in Occitanie, Nice on the Côte d'Azur, Paris, Reims in Champagne, Rennes in Brittany, and Valenciennes in Northern France.
At this stage of the qualifications, France has been selected as host country, with the following countries participating: Spain, Italy, Brazil, Chile, Australia, Japan, South Korea, China, and Thailand. African and American team qualifiers will be held in the second half of 2018, with 24 teams total participating in the competition.
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 will be an opportunity to give increased visibility to women's soccer at the international level. The slogan "Dare to Shine" represents the 2019 edition of the competition. The sentiment is embodied by Venezuelan player Deyna Castellanos, in view of the competition in France next year. We're marking our calendar now for this amazing event.