The FIFA Women’s World Cup will begin on 7th June and will continue till 7th July 2019. A total of 24 teams will participate in the event that is held once every four years.
France is playing the role of the host country and nine cities across France will host the matches. This is for the first time ever that France is hosting this tournament.
The United States of America enter the tournament as defending champions.
This edition of the World Cup will be the very first time when the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system is used.
Mascot of the 2019 FIFA World Cup
The mascot of the 2019 FIFA World Cup is a young chicken called ‘Ettie.’ She is the daughter of Footix, the mascot of the 1998 FIFA World Cup.
The official slogan for the tournament is ‘Dare to Shine.’
History of the FIFA Women’s World Cup
The first edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup was held in 1991 in China.
The United States has been the most successful team, winning a record three cups. Germany has won two cups while Norway and Japan have won one each.
Here is a list of hosts, winners, and runners-up for the previous editions.
|1999||United States||United States||China|
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