TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The start of 2019 Women’s World Cup Tournament is now less than a month away for the United States.
Team USA will open play in France on June 11 against Thailand. The Americans will play in Group F along with Sweden and Chile.
You will be able to watch all of the national team’s matches on FOX 11 here in Tucson.
The United States is currently the #1 ranked side in the World.
They have appeared in all eight previous World Cups, a tournament the U.S. has won three times (1991, 1999 and 2015).
The Americans have played the most matches (43), have won the most games (33), have the highest goal differential (+77) and the most cumulative points (105) of any country that has competed in a World Cup Tournament.
WNT is coming off friendly wins this past month over Australia (5-3) and Belgium (6-0). They will play three more International Friendlies here in the United States before departing for Europe.
Here is the upcoming schedule for the USWNT:
- (Friendly) vs. South Africa (Sunday, May 12, 1:30 p.m.) in Santa Clara, CA
- (Friendly) vs. New Zealand (Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.) in St. Louis, MO.
- (Friendly) vs. Mexico (Sunday, May 26, 9 a.m.) in Harrison, NJ
- (World Cup) vs. Thailand (Tuesday, June 11, 12 p.m.) in Reims, France
- (World Cup) vs. Chile (Sunday, June 16, 9 a.m.) in Paris, France
- (World Cup) vs. Sweden (Thursday, June 21, 12 p.m.) in Le Havre, France