On June 7 France will play host to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup which lasts for a month. During that time fans can expect to see 52 matches taking place across nine stadiums in the country. Bonusbets.com looks at the venues that will play host for this tournament.
Unsurprisingly the Stade de Lyon has been chosen as the venue for the semis and the final, as this is the jewel in the French crown. The venue does not host any other games, being reserved exclusively for the final teams. It was designed to be ready in time for the Euro 2016 and officially opened in the January of that year making the deadline in plenty of time. It was a huge project that cost a rather large €400 million to build, and it was started in 2013, taking the three years to complete. The rest of the stadiums have undergone a spit and polish as France is determined to be the best host possible for the matches which stream on FuboTV a service that is paid but can be trialled for free.
Ground two is home to Paris Saint-Germain, and that is the Par des Princes which is located, as you might expect in the capital city. It will host seven matches, five from the group stages, one from round 16 and one-quarter final.
Next, we see Roazhon Park, which is located in Rennes and is home to the team by the same name. This ground will also host the same combination of matches as Paris and has a stadium capacity of 29,778.
Moving on, we see the home territory of Stade Reims, which is the Stade Auguste-Delaune. Here a crowd of 21127 can fit comfortably, and this pitch will host five group stage matches and one round of 16.
Next, on the trail we have Stade de la Mosson which is the home of Montpellier HSC and will host the same number and combination of games as the Stade Auguste-Delaune. Here there is a massive 32,939 capacity in a venue that was founded in 1972.
As we move further down the list, we find the Stade de Nice and no prizes for guessing which team calls this ground home. It is a relatively new stadium that opened in 2013 and has a seating capacity of 35,100. Six games will take place here, four from the group stages, one round of 16 and the third-place match.
Grenoble Foot 38 play at the Stade des Alpes and for the World Cup it will play host to five games, four from the group stages and one round of 16.
Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes is the second to last on the list but by no means any less important. This is a large venue that can seat 44.043 and six games will take places here: four group stage matches, one round of 16 and one quarterfinals.
Finally, Stade Oceane in Le Harve will host seven games, five group stage matches, one round of 16 and one quarterfinals.