Every four years since 1991, the sport’s international sanctioning body FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) conducts the Women’s World Cup. This quadrennial international football championship will conduct its 8th edition of the event between 7 June 2019 and 7 July 2019.
For the first time since the inception of the competition, France is hosting the tournament and the matches are being played in 9 cities across France. Who is considered the most successful Women’s World Cup team? Keep reading to know more about the tournament.
2019 Women’s World Cup Live Stream
The 2019 Women’s World Cup is in full swing and if you are looking for a channel or live streaming details regarding the same, then you are in the right place. Check out the networks that will be streaming the matches live.
|United States||Fox Sport|
|United Kingdom||BBC1, BBC2, BBC4 and the Red Button|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports|
|India||Sony ESPN, Sony ESPN HD, Sony LIV, Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1 HD, Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 2 HD|
Networks that will be broadcasting the live matches on paid services are listed below:
- Hulu with Live TV
- PlayStation Vue
- DirecTV Now
- Sling TV
Who Will Win the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup?
A total of 24 teams are playing in the 2019 Women’s World Cup and to pick one particular team who would win the match is quite difficult. All the teams are playing exceptionally well this season and for the first time, the matches are being held in France.
According to one of the most popular betting sites, bet365 and as of 12 June 2019, the team that would clinch the 2019 Championship is the team France, which has a winning probability of 28.6%. Another team, the United States holds the same probability of 5/2.
Who Won the First Women’s World Cup?
The first Women’s World Cup was hosted by China in 1991 and a total of 12 teams participated in the competition. The first ever trophy of the FIFA Women’s World Cup was awarded to the United States and the team went on to win 2 more titles.
Norway was able to reach the semi-finals but ended up as runner-up with a score of 1-2 at the Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou. Michelle Akers-Stahl of America was awarded the top scorer of the season who scored 10 goals for the team. Check out the first FIFA Women’s World Cup finals match.
The Most Successful Team
The team who won the first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy is also the most successful team of the competition as the United States have won the championship for a total of 3 times. After their inaugural season win, the United States won the title in 1999 and 2015.
They were the runner-up of the 2011 Women’s World Cup season as they eventually lost to Japan on a penalty shoot-out. Who else has won the FIFA Women’s World Cup Championship? Scroll down to the bottom of the page to get the complete list of Women’s World Cup Winners
The team that will be entering the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup as the defending champions are, the United States. The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup was hosted by Canada and the finals featured the two strong teams the United States and Japan.
The match resulted in a 5-2 win for the United States and it was their third FIFA Women’s World Cup title. This was one of the most important wins for the team as they had lost their previous FIFA Women’s World Cup season to Japan in 2011.
Women’s World Cup Winners of All-Time
Since the inception of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, 7 seasons have been held and 4 national teams have won the championship. The tournament has been hosted by a total of 6 countries. China and the United States has hosted the competition twice. Check out the complete list of Winners here.