France, host of the 2019 Women's World Championship from June 7 to July 7, will play against Norway, South Korea, and Nigeria in Group A, according to the draw held Saturday, December 8 at the Seine Musicale (Boulogne-Billancourt). ).
Corinne Deacon's Les Bleues will play their first three matches on Friday, June 7 in Paris against South Korea for the opening match (9 pm), then on Wednesday June 12 in Nice against Norway (9 pm) and finally on Monday. June 17 in Rennes against Nigeria. "It's a good group but when you see the 23 teams qualified, I did not expect anything else," commented the coach of Les Bleues after the draw.
In Group B, Germany will be opposed to China and Spain. Group C, which could concern the Blues, consists of Australia, Brazil and Italy, as well as Jamaica, which is the first participation.
In Group D, England will face their neighbor, Scotland, but also Japan, winner of the 2011 World Cup and finalist in 2015. The Netherlands, winners last year of the Euro, will face Canada, the New Zealand and Cameroon, third of the last CAN. Finally, the USA, holders of the title, will face Thailand, Chile and Sweden in the group F.
Here are your groups for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019! 🇫🇷