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Check Out All The 9 Stadiums That Will Be Used During The World Cup in France
The Female World Cup will start in France on Friday, 7th of June. In the meantime women's football has grown to such an extent that it is not played in the smaller stadiums anymore. female football are now played in a stadium with a capacity of almost 60,000 spectators. Here is an overview of the stadiums that will host this year world cup football matches which will be played in 9 stadiums, spread across 9 major cities. Lyon: Parc Olympique Lyonnais (59,186 capacity) Both semifinals and the final will be played here. The tickets for these 3 games were all sold out well before the World Cup, so Lyon can prepare for a big football party next month. The semi-finals will be played on 2 and 3 July, the final on Sunday 7 July. These are the only three matches that are played here during the World Cup. Paris: Parc des Princes (48,583 capacity) During the World Cup there are 7 games in Paris starting with the opening game between France and South Korea on Friday evening (9 p.m.). This is followed by 6 other matches including a quaterfinal. Nice: Allianz Riviera (35,624 capacity) The English women play 2 of their 3 pool matches here: against Scotland and Japan. France - Norway match and Thailand - Sweden match will also be played in the Allianz Riviera. Montpellier: Stade de la Mosson (32,900 capacity) During the upcoming World Cup there are 4 pool matches and Runners-up Group - Round of 16 match in Montpellier, which is only 10 kilometers from the Mediterranean Sea. Rennes: Roazhon Park (29,164 capacity) During the World Cup, 6 matches are to be played here: 4 pool matches, a Round of 16 match and a quarterfinal. The football players from host country France will close their group stage here on Monday 17 June against Nigeria. If the Orange team finishes 1st in group E, the Sarina Wiegman team will play the Round of 16 match here on Tuesday, June 25 against the number 2 in group D. Le Havre: Stade Océane (25,178 capacity) The modern Stade Océane in Le Havre is the place where the Orange Lionesses start their World Cup against New Zealand next Monday (3 p.m.), coincidentally just like at the 2015 World Cup in Canada. After that, 4 pool matches, a Round of 16 match and a quarterfinal will be played in the Normandy coastal town of Le Havre. Valenciennes: Stade du Hainaut (25,172 capacity) The Netherland squad plays the 2nd group game at the World Cup on Saturday 15 June (3 p.m.) in the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes. Cameroon is the opponent there. Valenciennes is close to the Belgian border, so the tickets for this competition were sold out very quickly. At least 20,000 Dutch fans can count on this competition, so Valenciennes can prepare itself for an orange invasion. Reims: Stade Auguste-Delaune (21,127 capacity) On Thursday, June 20 (6 p.m.), The Netherland will close the pool phase against Canada. This will happen in the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, also in the north of France. Not the most spectacular stadium from the inside and outside, but with over 20,000 spectators in the stands, it will undoubtedly feel like a warm bath for the competitors. Grenoble: Stade des Alpes (20,068 places) The Stade des Alpes in Grenoble is the smallest stadium during the World Cup, although more than 20,000 people can still sit in the stands. There will be 3 pool matches and a Round of 16 match to be played here.