France mobilized for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup [fr]
From June 7 to July 7, 2019, France hosts the 8th edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. 9 host cities organize the 52 matches of the competition: Paris, Lyon, Rennes, Le Havre, Grenoble, Valenciennes, Reims, Montpellier and Nice.
All state services, including the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and its operator Atout France, are mobilized to make this event a success, in all areas: sport and economic, in terms of organization and environmental impact, international influence and the whole territory ... But the goal is also to make this competition a milestone in the history of women’s sport.
Sport, vector of radiation and attractiveness
Sport is an important vector of attractiveness and a showcase for the influence of France abroad. France organizes many international sporting events. It has adapted to the changing needs of competitions, sports and sports, the public, and the international and French situation to better accommodate visitors.
Key dates and figures of the competition
June 7 - Paris (Parc des Princes): opening match with the France team
2nd and 3rd of July - Lyon: semi-finals
July 6 - Nice: match for 3rd place
July 7 - Lyon: final
24 qualified teams: South Africa, Germany, England, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Scotland, Spain, United States, France, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Nigeria, Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands Bas, Republic of Korea, People’s Republic of China, Sweden, Thailand