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Meet The 24 Teams For 2019 Female World Cup In France

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The biggest football competition in the world cup, the FIFA World Cup will come on display come June albeit the female version. The eighth edition of the Women’s world cup will happen in the European country of France, which also hosted the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in 2018.

The best 24 female National teams will be on display from Germany to USA, Brazil, Nigeria, Japan in nine French stadia including Parc Olympique in Lyon, Allianz Riviera in Nice, and Parc des Princes in Paris amongst others. Today we do a brief X-ray of all of them as we countdown to the kick off on the 7th of June.

 

GROUP A

FRANCE

Nickname: The Blues

Appearance: 4th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: 4th place (2011)

Coach: Corinne Diacre

Star: Amandine Henry

 

KOREA REPUBLIC

Nickname: Teageuk Ladies

Appearance: 4th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: R16 (2015)

Coach: Yoon Deok-yeo

Star: Ji So Yun

 

NORWAY

Nickname: The Grasshoppers

Appearance: 4th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Winners (x1, 1995)

Coach: Martin Sjorgen

Star: Ada Hegerberg

 

NIGERIA

Nickname: Super Falcons

Appearance: 8th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Quarter-Finals (1999)

Coach: Thomas Dennerby

Star: Asisat Oshoala

 

 

Group B

 

GERMANY

Nickname: The National Eleven

Appearance: 8th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Winners (x2 2003, 2007)

Coach: Martina Voss-Tecklenburg

Star: Dzsenifer Marozsan

 

CHINA PR

Nickname: Steel Roses

Appearance: 7th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Runners up (1999)

Coach: Jia Xiuquan

Star: Ma Xiaoxu

 

SPAIN

Nickname: La Roja

Appearance: 2nd

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Group Stage (2015)

Coach: Jorge Vilda

Star: Irene Paredes

SOUTH AFRICA

Nickname: Banyana Banyana

Appearance: Debut

Last Appearance: None

Best Performance: None

Coach: Desiree Ellis

Star: Thembi Kgatlana

Group C

 

AUSTRALIA

Nickname: Matildas

Appearance: 7th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Quarter-Final (2007, 2011,
2015)

Coach: Ante Milicic

Star: Samantha Kerr

 

ITALY

Nickname: Azzurri (Blues)

Appearance: 3rd

Last Appearance: 1991

Best Performance: Quarter Final (1991)

Coach: Melina Bertolini

Star: Barbara Bonansea

 

BRAZIL

Nickname: Selecao

Appearance: 8th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Runners Up (2007)

Coach: Vadao

Star: Marta

 

JAMAICA

Nickname: Reggae Gurls

Appearance: Debut

Last Appearance: None

Best Performance: None

Coach: Hue Menzies

Star: Jody Brown

 

Group D

 

ENGLAND

Nickname: The Lionesses

Appearance: 5th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Third Place (2015)

Coach: Phil Neville

Star: Fran Kirby

 

SCOTLAND

Nickname: Angels

Appearance: Debut

Last Appearance: None

Best Performance: None

Coach: Shelly Kerr

Star: Kim Little

 

ARGENTINA

Nickname: Albiceleste

Appearance: 3rd

Last Appearance: 2017

Best Performance: Group stage

Coach: Carlos Borello

Star: Estefanía Banini

 

JAPAN

Nickname: Nadeshiko

Appearance: 8th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Winners (x1 2011)

Coach: Asako Takakura

Star: Mana Iwabuchi

 

Group E

CANADA

Nickname: – The Canucks

Appearance: 7th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: 4th place (2003)

Coach: Kenneth Heiner Moller

Star: Christine Sinclair

 

CAMEROON

Nickname: Indomitable Lioness

Appearance: 2nd

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: R16 (2015)

Coach: Alain Djeumfa

Star: Gabrielle Onguene 

 

NEW ZEALAND

Nickname: Football Ferns

Appearance: 5th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Group Stage

Coach: Tom Sermanni

Star: Ali Riley

 

NETHERLANDS

Nickname: Oranje

Appearance: 2nd

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: R16 (2015)

Coach: Sarina Wiegmann

Star: Lieke Martens

Group F

 

USA

Nickname: Stars and Stripes

Appearance: 8th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Winners (x3, 1991, 1995, 2015)

Coach: Jill Ellis

Star: Julie Ertz

 

THAILAND

Nickname: Chaba Kaew

Appearance: 2nd

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Group Stage

Coach: Nuengruethai Sathongwen

Star: Kanjana Sungngoen

 

CHILE

Nickname: Ladies in Red

Appearance: Debut

Last Appearance: None

Best Performance: None

Coach: Jose Letelier

Star: Francisca Lara

 

SWEDEN

Nickname: The Blue-yellow

Appearance: 8th

Last Appearance: 2015

Best Performance: Runners up 2003

Coach: Peter Gerhardsson

Star: Stina-Blackstenius

 

 

 

 

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Daniel is a passionate lover of Nigerian football. Follows local football and the national teams religiously. Aside from writing, he also does Sports analysis on Radio. Write to me on danycrusoe@gmail.com or follow me on twitter@danycrusoe95

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