World Cup schedule and groups | Unisport presents the World Cup overview


Written by Zlatko

The World Cup is a football lovers dream come true, as it equals a fully packed program of games, almost every day for a month. Maybe this is your first ever World Cup and you might think: ‘When does the different nations play?’ or ‘When are the finals?’ – no matter what question you might have, then Unisport has the answer.

World Cup Schedule and groups

We’ve gathered all the World Cup group matches and scheduled it down for you in this overview, which contain all the groups and matches. This means that there is no excuse for not watching all games this summer, as we suit you up for every match until the knockout stages!

Group A: France, Norway, South Korea and Nigeria

Group A of the Women’s World Cup 2019 contains one of the favourites to win the World Cup, France, who goes up against Norway, South Korea and Nigeria. A group which have 2 nations, France and Norway, that stands out as favourites to proceed to the knockout, while South Korea has a good chance to proceed through the third-place ranking.

Mentionable players of Group A: Eugénie Le Sommer (FRA), Amandine Herny (FRA), Gaëtane Thiney (FRA), Caroline Graham Hansen (NOR), Maren Mjelde (NOR), Isabell Herlovsen (NOR), Ji So-yun (COR), Jeon Ga-eul (COR) and Asisat Oshoala (NIG)

Group A schedule

Friday 7th of June – 21.00: France vs. South Korea
Saturday 8th of June – 21.00: Norway vs. Nigeria
Wednesday 12th of June – 15.00: Nigeria vs. South Korea
Wednesday 12th of June – 21.00: France vs. Norway (One to watch)
Monday 17th of June – 21.00: Nigeria vs. France
Monday 17th of June – 21.00: South Korea vs. Norway

Group B: Germany, Spain, China and South Africa

In group B we find another World Cup favourite, Germany. They’re paired together with Spain, China and South Korea, which looks like a battle for the the second place between Spain and China, while Germany potentially could cruise through the group.

Mentionable players of Group B: Dzsenifer Marozscán (GER), Sara Däbritz (GER), Melanie Leupolz (GER), Jennifer Hermoso (ESP), Virginia Torrecilla (ESP), Irene Parades (ESP), Wang Shuang (CHN), Ma Xiaoxu (CHN), Ode Fulutudilu (RSA) and Amanda Mthandi (RSA).

Group B schedule

Saturday 8th of June – 15.00: Germany vs. China
Saturday 8th of June – 18.00: Spain vs. South Africa
Wednesday 12th of June – 18.00: Germany vs. Spain (One to watch)
Thursday 13th of June – 21.00: South Africa vs. China (One to watch)
Monday 17th of June – 18.00: China vs. Spain
Monday 17th of June – 18.00: South Africa vs. Germany

Group C: Italy, Brazil, Australia and Jamaica

One of the World Cups toughest groups includes nations as Italy, Brazil, Australia and Jamaica, which potentially could end up with one of the strongest team of the World Cup will get eliminated in the group stages. We can’t wait to get this group kicked off, so we can start seeing these intense matches, and battles for important group points.

Mentionable players of Group C: Cristiana Girelli (ITA), Daniela Sabatino (ITA), Barbara Bonansea (ITA), Marta (BRA), Formiga (BRA), Andressa Alves (BRA), Sam Kerr (AUS), Emily van Egmond (AUS), Khadija Shaw (JAM) Jody Brown (JAM) and Laurens Silver (JAM).

Group C schedule

Sunday 9th of June – 13.00: Australia vs. Italy (One to watch)
Sunday 9th of June – 15.30: Brazil vs. Jamaica
Thursday 13th of June – 18.00: Australia vs. Brazil (One to watch)
Friday 14th of June – 18.00: Jamaica vs. Italy
Thursday 18th of June – 21.00: Jamaica vs. Australia
Thursday 18th of June – 21.00: Italy vs. Brazil (One to watch)

Group D: England, Scotland, Argentina and Japan

Group C is another strong group, which includes the favourites lionesses from England, their neighbors from Scotland, Argentina and former World Cup Champions Japan. A group where England and Japan could cruise through, while Argentina and Scotland could battle it off to get the best possible third place ranking to reach the knockout phase.

Mentionable players of Group D: Toni Duggan (ENG), Steph Houghton (ENG), Fran Kirby (ENG), Jane Ross (SCO), Kim Little (SCO), Jennifer Beattie (SCO), Sole Jaimes (ARG), Agustina Barroso (ARG), Aldana Cometti (ARG), Saki Kumagai (JPN), Mana Iwabuchi (JPN) and Mizuho Sakaguchi (JPN).

Group D schedule

Sunday 9th of June – 18.00: England vs. Scotland (One to watch)
Monday 10th of June – 18.00 : Argentina vs. Japan
Friday 14th of June – 15.00: Japan vs. Scotland
Friday 14th of June – 21.00: England vs. Argentina
Wednesday 19 of June – 21.00: Japan vs. England (One to watch)
Wednesday 19th of June – 21.00: Scotland vs. Argentina

Read Unisport's ultimate World Cup guide here.

Group E: Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand and Cameroon

Group E of the Women’s World Cup also looks like a though group, as it features two underdogs from Netherlands and Canada, while New Zealand could upset the group favourites and steal important points, that could help them through to the knockout stage.

Mentionable players of Group E: Lieke Martens (NLD), Shanice van de Sanden (NLD), Sherida Spitse (NLD), Christine Sinclair (CAN), Ashley Lawrence (CAN), Janine Beckie (CAN), Ajara Nchout (CMR) and Gabrielle Onguéné (CMR).

Group E schedule

Monday 10th of June – 21.00: Canada vs. Cameroon
Tuesday 11th of June – 15.00 : New Zealand vs. Netherlands (One to watch)
Saturday 15th of June – 15.00: Netherlands vs. Cameroon
Saturday 15th of June – 21.00: Canada vs. New Zealand (One to watch)
Thursday 20 of June – 18.00: Cameroon vs. New Zealand
Thursday 20th of June – 18.00: Netherlands vs. Canada (One to watch)

Group F: Sweden, USA, Chile and Thailand

The last group of the Women’s World Cup, group F, includes the always favourites from USA, who we expect to take maximum points in this group. They might get some problems against a strong Swedish national team, which we place to get the second place quite easily. But we shouldn’t exclude Chile from surprising, so expect some hard matches when the favourites meets them.

Mentionable players of Group F: Fridolina Rolfö (SWE), Caroline Seger (SWE), Kosovare Asllani (SWE), Carli Lloyd (USA), Alex Morgan (USA), Megan Rapinoe (USA), Maria José Rojas (CHI), Francisca Lara (CHI) and Silawan Intamee (THA).

Group F schedule

Tuesday 11th of June – 18.00: Chile vs. Sweden
Tuesday 11th of June – 21.00 : USA vs. Thailand (One to watch)
Sunday 16th of June – 15.00: Sweden vs. Thailand
Sunday 16th of June – 18.00: USA vs. Chile (One to watch)
Thursday 20 of June – 21.00: Sweden vs. USA (One to watch)

Thursday 20th of June – 21.00: Thailand vs. Chile

World Cup Knockout phase

After the group stages are done at the Women’s World Cup 2019, we move over to the knockout phase where it is win or go home. The first match is the 22nd of June at 21.00 and the program is fully packed with almost a game every day going forward, until we reach the World Cup Final on the 7th of July.

We can’t wait to get the World Cup kicked off with style with the first match between France and South Korea. If you can’t wait for the Women’s World Cup, then browse through the Women’s World Cup shirts right here, or just below the blog. You can also read our