FIFA Women’s World Cup Update


Alyazeya Alhosani, Staff Writer

What’s the Women’s World Cup? The FIFA Women’s World Cup is an international football tournament for women’s national football teams. It is held every four years with the most recent tournament taking place in France in 2019. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is in charge of organizing the tournament.The first Women’s World Cup was held in 1991 and since then it has become one of the most important international sporting events for women. The tournament brings together the best female footballers from all over the world to compete for the title of world champion.

The 2019 Women’s World Cup was won by the United States, who beat the Netherlands in the final to win their fourth World Cup title. The tournament was a huge success, attracting millions of viewers around the world and generating huge interest in women’s football.

The next Women’s World Cup is scheduled to take place in July of 2023, and it is expected to be even bigger and more successful than the previous one. The tournament will feature 24 teams from around the world, who will compete in various locations across Australia and New Zealand. “That’s interesting but no I did not know.” Alia, a sophomore in GAA, said when she knew that there will be 2 host countries for the World Cup. 

Alia, a GAA student, was asked who do you think will win the title this year. She said “I think the USA will because they are the current champions and have good players.” Some may disagree because Germany will be playing, they have won the World Cup’s title twice. Additionally, when asked about whether or not the media will be focused on the women’s World Cup as they were to the men’s she said, “I don’t think so because the media is focused on men’s achievements. They tend to ignore women because they think they are less capable.”

In conclusion, the Women’s World Cup is a crucial tournament for women’s football and a major showcase for the sport. It provides a platform for female footballers to showcase their skills and compete at the highest level, and it continues to grow in popularity and importance every year.