The FIFA women world cup hosted by France to be played in nine cities begin today. Summer Promises to be wonderful with more football tournaments starting over the next few weeks. This tournament provides football audiences with four weeks of excitement. Women football has grown in stature and outlook and the world cup provides the best platform to push its upward trajectory even further.
A: France, South Korea, Norway, Nigeria
B: Germany, China, Spain, South Africa
C: Australia, Italy, Brazil, Jamaica
D: England, Scotland, Argentina, Japan
E: Canada, Cameroon, New Zealand, Netherlands
F: United States, Thailand, Chile, Sweden
Host France takes on South Korea today while the super falcons of Nigeria take on Norway tomorrow. Norway will be without Olympique Lyonnais Ada Hegerberg due to her stance with her country’s FA. Hegerberg has not featured for the Norwegian national team since 2017 in protest against the way in which the nation’s FA treats the women’s side compared to the men’s.
Group stage fixtures will be played from June 7 to June 20 while a new system has been employed to determine the round of 16. The two top teams in a group qualify while four of the best third-placed teams are to join them. The showpiece event will run till July 7 and will be covered by our Gurus at confirmbets.com. Join us to get their predictions.
This year’s event promises the most audience with women football growing in leaps and bounds. The number of favorites for the coveted trophy has also increased with the improvement in club football the world over. These include England, the USA, Norway, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. Countries now have plenty of talent to call on and qualities football guaranteed than in recent tournaments.
Uefa Nations League Finals
Portugal and the Netherlands both booked their places in the final of the Nations League. Cristiano Ronaldo’s man of the match performance gave Portugal the win. He scored a hat trick to give Portugal a 3-1 win in the first semi-final played on Wednesday. The Netherlands made the final in a comeback after Matthijs de ligt, a kyle walker own and Quincy promes scored to give them the win. Marcus Rashford penalty goal in the first half had given England the lead. It ended 3-1 in favor of the Netherlands
The final is to take place in Porto’s Estadio do Dragao on 9 June. The Netherlands has 2 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses against Portugal. The inspired form of Ronaldo will keep the Netherlands on their toes. The Netherlands is not to be taken lightly also with quality players in their squad. Recent PFA winner Virgil van Dijk has proven to be a leader. the battle between himself and Ronaldo is one to watch out for in the final on Sunday.
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