Copper Princesses Awaits U-17 Women’s World Cup Group Opponents

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• Dominican Republic to host the 2024 edition

• 16 participating teams awaits opponents

• Draw ceremony at Frey Anton de Montecinos monument

• #UgSportsNow

The FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup is set to captivate football fans around the globe once again, as the draw for the 2024 edition in the Dominican Republic is set to take place on Saturday, 22 June in Santo Domingo. This draw will determine the matchups for the 16 participating teams, who will be vying for glory in the upcoming tournament running from 16 October to 3 November.

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Historical sites, Frey Anton de Montecinos monument to host the draw ceremony

The draw ceremony is scheduled to be held at the iconic Frey Anton de Montecinos monument, a historic site located near the Colonial City area of Santo Domingo. Football enthusiasts worldwide can catch the live broadcast of the draw on FIFA+ and at 23h30CAT, adding to the anticipation and excitement surrounding the event.

Women teams powerhouses to hustle it out with debutants seen as underdogs

Among the 16 participating teams are football powerhouses such as Brazil, England, Japan, Nigeria, Spain, and the USA, along with rising nations like Ecuador, Kenya, and Poland who are set to make their debut appearances in the tournament. This diverse lineup of teams promises thrilling matches and fierce competition on the pitch as these young talents showcase their skills on the world stage.

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End of an era, last tournament featuring 16 teams

Notably, the 2024 edition of the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup will mark the final tournament featuring 16 nations, with the 2025 edition in Morocco set to expand to a 24-team format. This upcoming competition serves as a crucial platform for emerging talents to shine and gain invaluable experience as they represent their countries with pride.

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The draw ceremony signifies a significant milestone in the lead-up to the tournament, following the unveiling of the Official Emblem, the release of the match schedule, and the commencement of the volunteer programme registration. As the excitement builds and the teams await their opponents, football enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing the next generation of female football stars in action at the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in the Dominican Republic.

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