For the first time ever, the women’s final of the Olympic soccer competition will take place at the 2024 Paris Games rather than the men’s. Check out complete details about it below.
The women’s final will cap the Olympic soccer event in Paris.
On Wednesday, FIFA released the soccer tournament calendar for the Olympics. Additionally, the governing body announced that there would be no doubleheaders in France, making each game a stand-alone occasion.
In Paris’ Parc des Princes, the women’s final will be on August 10. The day prior, the men’s gold-medal game will be held at the same venue. Paris, Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, and Saint-Etienne are the seven French cities that will host the joint tournament, which will begin on July 24.
While the women’s squad will compete on July 25 in Lyon, the location of the 2019 Women’s World Cup final, the men’s team, representing France, will play in the tournament’s opening match in Marseille.
In a prepared statement, FIFA President Gianni Infantino remarked that it was especially thrilling that this will take place in France. A nation with a renowned heritage of creating and succeeding in both men’s and women’s football, that has organised several of the most prestigious FIFA competitions in history, along with the most latest FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019, and where FIFA has opened today an office to better serve its 211 participant affiliations.
Brazil and Colombia won in the Copa America, while the United States women won the CONCACAF W Championship to guarantee their place in the Olympics.
The United States squad and the Dominican Republic qualified for the CONCACAF U-20 Championship on the men’s side.
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