On Track to Break Records: One million tickets + sold for the Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand
The excitement for the upcoming Women’s World Cup is growing daily and this year’s monumental event is expected to eclipse all that came before … and with reports of more than 1 billion people having watched the 2019 Women’s World Cup, this could be astronomically huge for the sport.
The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup is set to break records and be the most-attended women’s sporting event ever. Just late last week, FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced that over one million tickets have now been sold. In fact, the actual number of tickets sold is 1,032,884 according to FIFA as of June 8. and this is a new milestone … surpassing the ticket sales for France 2019.
The Women’s World Cup kicks off at Eden Park un Ackland on July 20 when cohosts New Zealand take on the 1995 winners Norway in the first match.
Also on July 20, the inaugural match in Australia will be held against the Republic of Ireland as the cohost country prepares for an exciting women’s soccer match at the Stadium Australia in Syndey. More than 100,000 soccer fans are expected to attend this epic opening day match. Originally, the plan was to have only knock-out matches played in this prestigious and huge stadium but the interest in ticket sales has inspired FIFA to move Australia’s first match to the country’s largest stadium.
Tickets are still available, click here! Additional Single Match Passes were released on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, for all 64 matches at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Please note: International fans will be charged Australian Dollars (AUD).
All 32 teams are now confirmed, and here is a link to the full Match Schedule.
Fatma Samoura, General Secretary of Fédération Internationale de Football Association, has said, “FIFA’s mission is to organize the biggest and best Women’s World Cup in history this year.”
The USA is still the favored nation to win the Women’s World Cup 2023 however England is a growing favorite followed by Spain and Germany. The USA is the current champion, winning its fourth title in 2019 against the Netherlands at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in France.
The women of the USA earned the FIFA Women’s World Cup championship in 1991, 1999, 2015, and 2019.