The development of FIFA World Cup for Women
Twenty years after the 1999 record, experts say 2019 will be the breakthrough year for the highest league of women’s football globally.
Never the competitiveness in this tournament is highly appreciated. France, as the home team, is expected to continue the success of last summer’s Russian football team, going into history as the first country to win the World Cup in both men’s and women’s content. at the same time. The fierce competition with France will be the US recruitment. The national flag team aims to protect the championship and set a record with 4 times the tournament.
In addition to competitiveness, the four-week tournament in France also offers an opportunity to change attitudes and promote equality.
Just before the tournament, the American champions took legal action against their governing federation because of gender discrimination. The Australian Women’s Players Association called for increased bonuses for women’s teams. The female player who is the owner of FIFA Golden Ball, Ada Hegerberg, boycotted the Norwegian national team because they thought the federation leader was behaving “mistreated” with women’s football.
“Women’s football is very young. Everything will take time. Don’t run before we can walk. Things are improving, just a starting point, “US striker Megan Rapinoe said.
This year’s World Cup will be played in nine stadiums across France, with the opening match between France and South Korea taking place at the Paris des descriptions park.
Next to the park des des Princes, two other stadiums were used in the 2016 European Men’s Championship (Olympique Lyonnais Park in Lyon and Allianz Riviera in Nice).
The semi-finals and finals will be held at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium, which has a capacity of 58,000, the largest stadium at this year’s competition.