The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022, which is being hosted in Costa Rica is set to be broadcast live for free on FIFA+ in over 100 territories.
The tournament began on Wednesday (10 August) and ends on 28 August.
FIFA, the world football governing body, has promised that this live match coverage will bring audiences from across the globe all new access to tomorrow’s stars of the women’s game.
Furthermore, the tournament will be live for fans in trophy hopeful nations Brazil, Germany, Ghana, and Nigeria, and in major women’s football hubs like England and Sweden.
And the 16-team tournament, held in Costa Rica, which kicked off with Germany against Colombia on 10th August, before the final, is played in San Jose on 28th August 2022.
Moreover, matches will be live on FIFA+ in 114 countries, including tournament hopefuls Germany, Brazil, Ghana, and Nigeria.
The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup has long been a hotbed of emerging talent, with previous stars including USA’s Sydney Leroux, Germany’s Alexandra Popp and Dzsenifer Marozsán, and Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala – who stars in Episode 3 of the FIFA+ Original Series, Icons.
Charlotte Burr, FIFA Director of Strategy, Development, and FIFA+ commented, “After a summer that has seen women’s football capture the hearts and minds of fans around the world, with continental champions crowned in every major region, we’re delighted to be bringing the stars of tomorrow to the world on FIFA+”.
Burr adds: “For years, the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup has been a fascinating window into the next generation of superstars in the women’s game, and 2022 promises to be no different.
“Costa Rica will provide a stunning backdrop to elite football and drama aplenty – we’re excited to be bringing fans around the world closer to the tournament and the future stars of the women’s game.”
Aside from the live match coverage, FIFA+ will also be the home of premium editorial content for the tournament, tracking news, interviews and analysis throughout.