The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy, which this year will be played in Australia and New Zealand with the record participation of 32 countries, was presented at the AFA grounds in Ezeiza.
“Welcome to the home of world champions. It is a very special day for all of us.”, started the presentation claudio tapiaAFA owner.
“When we get to management, we find something that by law does not happen in all federations. there were no projectsand it had been a long time since our women’s football had the chance to compete and develop the activity,” he added. chiki Wall.
Giulia TürkyilmazFIFA Trophy Tour Manager, said that “It is an honor to bring you this original trophy, which will go a long way. We know that this country has really enjoyed this beautiful game in recent months. and it is a great opportunity for Argentina to inspire the development of women’s football in the country. The World Cup is anxious to see the passion of the Argentines in competition”.
The tour will take the emblematic trophy through the 32 countries participating in the tournament to “celebrate the unstoppable rise of women’s football.” The trophy will go through Asia, Africa, South America, North America and Europeand then will travel to the nine host cities of the Women’s World Cup shortly before the tournament, which begins on July 20.
Argentina will have its fourth historical participation in the Women’s World Cup and never passed the first round. German PortanovaDT of the selected, rating the support of FIFA, AFA and their leaders and sustained: “Our mentality is to grow, to be protagonists. We work to be competitive, propose, build. I hope people see a team committed to their game”.
In addition, the midfielder Diana Falfanreferent of UAI Urquiza and the national team, thought that “The visibility that is being given to our discipline is very important. and we are happy with the work we have been doing. We have been preparing FIFA dates as well. We are focused on going for our goals.”
For his part, Jorge Barriosleader in charge of the female delegations of the AFA, commented that “The challenge is for people to feel identified with the game in Argentina. The objective is to win the first game in a World Cup and pass the phase. We have been working very well on the National Teams project”.
The groups of the 2023 World Cup:
Group A: New Zealand, Norway, Philippines and Switzerland
B Group: Australia, Nigeria, Ireland and Canada
Group C: Spain, Costa Rica, Zambia and Japan
Group D: England, Costa Rica, Denmark and China
Group E: United States, Vietnam, Netherlands and Portugal
Group F: France, Jamaica, Brazil and Panama
Group G: ArgentinaSweden, Italy and South Africa
Group H: Germany, Morocco, Colombia and South Korea
Fixture of the Argentine National Team in the World Cup in Australia/New Zealand 2023
– Date 1: Argentina vs Italy – July 24, 03:00 (Argentine time) in Auckland
– Date 2: South Africa vs Argentina – July 28, 9:00 p.m. (Argentine time) in Dunedin
– Date 3: Argentina vs Sweden – August 2, 04:00 (Argentine time) in Hamilton
Argentina’s history with their World Cup rivals
An official showdown: 1-0 loss at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
First confrontation with the Albiceleste in official FIFA competitions. The only precedent dates from the unofficial World Cup in 1971, in which Argentina fell 4-0.
First confrontation with the Albiceleste.