- France 2018 match schedule unveiled on Wednesday 17 January
- Tournament to be staged at four host cities (Vannes, Concarneau, Saint-Malo, Dinan/Lehon)
- Opening match, semi-finals and final to be played in Vannes
The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 moved a step closer on Wednesday 17 January, with the announcement of the match schedule. The Stade de la Rabine in Vannes will stage the tournament’s opening match, at 16:30 (CET) on Sunday 5 August, and will also host the final, at 19:30 (CET) on Friday 24 August.
The competition will be held at four stadiums in all, with venues in Concarneau, Dinan-Lehon and Saint-Malo also staging matches.
— #FIFAWWC (@FIFAWWC) January 17, 2018
New Zealand claimed the first available ticket to France 2018, courtesy of their victory in the Oceania qualifying competition in July. Spain, Germany, England and the Netherlands joined them after successfully negotiating the European qualifiers in August.
The identity of the sides representing the CONCACAF Zone, Africa and South America will be revealed in January, completing the line-up for France 2018.
The Final Draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 will be held at the Rennes Opera House on a symbolic day, 8 March – International Women’s Day.