The ninth Fifa Women’s World Cup is beneath method as Australia and New Zealand co-host the 2023 event.
England enter the World Cup as one of many favourites because the Lionesses look to construct on their victory on the European Championships final summer season by successful the sport’s largest prize. They have reached the semi-finals on their final two World Cup appearances in 2015 and 2019 and will probably be dreaming of going one step additional right here – though supervisor Sarina Wiegman has had loads of accidents to deal with within the build-up.
The United States are the favourites and want to win their third consecutive World Cup, whereas there are additionally high-calibre groups representing Spain, France and Germany. Australia are the extra doubtless of the host nations to ship glory on house soil.
Games will probably be staged in six stadiums throughout 5 Australian cities (Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney) and 4 cities in New Zealand (Dunedin, Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington). The remaining will happen in Sydney’s 81,500-capacity Stadium Australia, which was constructed for the 2000 Olympic Games and is presently used as a rugby venue.
Here are the pre-tournament odds to win the World Cup:
New Zealand 100/1
South Korea 250/1
Rep of Ireland 500/1
South Africa 1000/1
Costa Rica 1000/1
Odds through Oddschecker