Women's World Cup 2019: Nearly one million tickets sold

Women’s World Cup 2019: Nearly one million tickets sold as France set to open tournament

Host nation: France Dates: 7 June – 7 July 2019 Coverage: Live across BBC TV and Red Button, Radio 5 Live & Sports Extra and the BBC Sport website & App The eighth Women’s World Cup begins in France on Friday with nearly a million tickets sold for the tournament.

The eighth Women’s World Cup begins in France on Friday with nearly a million tickets sold for the tournament.

England and Scotland are among the 24 teams taking part and will face each other in their first match in Group D in Nice on Sunday (17:00 BST).

Hosts France will meet South Korea at a sold-out Parc des Princes in Friday’s opening game in Paris (20:00).

Defending champions the United States get their campaign under way against Thailand on Tuesday, 11 June.

Six groups of four teams will compete for the 16 places in the knockout phase, on the road to the final on Sunday, 7 July in Lyon.

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