Who are the teams in Group A? NEW ZEALAND New Zealand’s co-hosting of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup celebrates the 50 years women’s football was welcomed back into the country. Though the team Football Ferns has never gotten past the group stage in the World Cup, it has proven to have strengthened its international performance in the sport.
The Philippines will size up against experienced European teams Wales, Scotland, and Iceland. It will continue to be a busy year for the Filipinas as their Olympic qualifying bid will begin in April. The Philippines also aims to make history in the Southeast Asian Games in May after the World Cup-bound team secured a bronze medal in the regional biennial meet for the first time in 37 years.
The Swiss have also barged into the European Championships for the first time in 2017, but have failed to advance to knockout stages. The La Nati secured their second World Cup appearance after emerging on top of round 2 of the playoffs. The 29-year-old Lia Wälti may not be the most veteran player, but the Arsenal stalwart will continue to captain Switzerland. Going by the team name Gresshoppene, which is Norwegian for grasshopper, Norway has qualified for the FIFA World Cup eight times and has also secured two runner-up finishes and a pair of semis appearances. The Nordic country sealed a berth in the 2023 edition of the quadrennial meet after finishing on top of Group F in the UEFA qualifying tournament. Norway will enter the tournament ranked No.