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A Guide To The FIFA Women's World Cup: Location, Venues And Dates

Ella Kipling December 4, 2022

Taking place in the summer of next year, the FIFA Women’s World Cup is hoping to cause less controversy than the men’s with their choice of host country. But where exactly is the Women’s 2023 World Cup?

Matches will be played in Australia and New Zealand across 10 venues which will be packed with football fans ready to watch their country go head to head to compete for the trophy.

We’ve put together a guide to everything you need to know about the stadiums, where the games will be held, and when each key stage will take place…

See also: How To Get Tickets For The Women’s Football World Cup 2023

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Where is the Women’s World Cup being held?

The World Cup will be played in 10 stadiums across Australia and New Zealand: Waikato Stadium, Sydney Football Stadium, Perth Rectangular Stadium, Dunedin Stadium, Stadium Australia, Hindmarsh Stadium, Brisbane Stadium, Wellington Regional Stadium, Eden Park, and Melbourne Rectangular Stadium.

For information regarding tickets, check out our guide here.

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 venues

Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

Capacity: 30,052

First opened: 2010

Hosting: Four group matches and two Round of 16 matches

Eden Park

Capacity: 48,276

First opened: 1900

Hosting: The opening game between Norway and New Zealand, one round of 16, quarter-final and semi-final match.

Wellington Regional Stadium

First opened: 2000

Capacity: 39,000

Hosting: Seven group matches, one Round of 16 and quarter-final.

Brisbane Stadium

First opened: 1914

Capacity: 52,263

Hosting: Five group games, one Round of 16 match, a quarter-final and the 3rd-place-playoff.

Hindmarsh Stadium

First opened: 1960

Capacity: 18,435

Hosting: Four group games, and one Round of 16 match.

23 Mar 1999: An aerial view of the Sydney 2000 Olympics site, dominated by Stadium Australia at Homebush, Sydney, Australia. \ Mandatory Credit: Nick Wilson /Allsport

Stadium Australia

First opened: 1999

Capacity: 83,500

Hosting: One Round of 16 match, a quarter-final, semi-final, and the final.

Dunedin Stadium

First opened: 2011

Capacity: 28,744

Hosting: Six group games

Perth Rectangular Stadium

First opened: 1904

Capacity: 22,225

Hosting: Five group games

Sydney Football Stadium

First opened: 1988

Capacity: 42,512

Hosting: Six group matches, one Round of 16 match.

Waikato Stadium

First opened: 2002

Capacity: 25,111

Hosting: Five group games

Key Dates

The FIFA Women’s World Cup will be taking place On July 20 to August 20 2023.

There will be one rest day after the Group Stage, with Round of 16 matches starting on August 5. The quarter-finals will kick off on August 11 and the semi-finals will be held on August 15 and 16.

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Ella Kipling is an Entertainment and News Writer at GRV Media. She regularly writes a mixture of news and features for HITC and has been part of the team since 2020. After graduating from the University of Birmingham with a BA (Hons) in English Literature, Ella is currently studying for an MA in Magazine Journalism at City University. She has a keen interest in current affairs and can usually be found reading the news, with her nose in a book (and updating her Goodreads), talking about women’s rights, or listening to Showtunes.