FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2019 : PRESENTATION GROUP A and B

Picture : Dzsenifer Marozsan, the playmaker of Olympique Lyon and of the German National team, has won the Champions League with his club and can win the World Cup with his national team to be crowned as the future Ballon d’Or.

24 teams will participate at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. The IFFHS present the teams by Groups.

GROUP A

FRANCE 

Previous participations : 3 (2003, 2011, 2015)

Best performance : 4th in 2011

Performance WC 2015 : Quarter final

Coach : Corinne DIACRE (since 2017)

Stars : Olympique Lyon players Sarah BOUHADDI, Wendie RENARD, Amandine HENRY, Eugénie LE SOMMER …

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Wendie RENARD

KOREA REPUBLIC

Previous participations : 2 (2003, 2015)

Best performance : Round of 16 in 2015

Coach : YOON DEOK-YEO (since 2013)

Stars : Ji SO-YUN (Chelsea), Cho SO-HYUN, Lee MIN-A

NORWAY

Previous participations : 7 (all since 1991)

Best performance : WC Winner 1995

Performance WC 2015 : Round of 16

Coach : Martin SJÖGREN (Sweden) since 2015

Stars : Ingrid Hjelmsteth, Maren Mjelde (Chelsea) , Caroline Graham Hansen (Wolfsburg /FC Barcelona)

Ada Hegerberg, BALLON D’OR 2018, don’t participate.

NIGERIA

Previous participations : 7 (all since 1991)

Best performance : Quarter final 1999

Performance WC 2015 : Group stage

Coach : Thomas DENNERBY (Sweden) since 2018

Stars : Asisat OSHOALA (FC Barcelona), Ngozi OKOBI, Francisca ORDEGA

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Asisat OSHOALA

GROUP B

GERMANY 

Previous participations : 7 (since 1991)

Best performance : WC Winner 2003 and 2007

Performance WC 2015 : 4th

Coach : Martina VOSS-TECKLENBURG (since 2018)

Stars : Dzsenifer MAROZSAN (Lyon), Alexandra POPP (Wolfsburg), Lena GOESSLING (Wolfsburg)

CHINA PR

Previous participations : 6 (1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015)

Best performance : Runner-up 1999

Performance WC 2015 : Quarter final

Coach : Jia XIUQUAN (since 2018)

Stars : Shuang WANG (Paris SG), Shanshan WANG, Li YING

SPAIN

Previous participations : 1

Best performance : Group stage 2015

Coach : Jorge VILDA (since 2015)

Stars : Patricia GUIJARRO (FC Barcelona), Sandra PANOS (FC Barcelona), Irene PAREDES (Paris SG)

SOUTH AFRICA

FIRST PARTICIPATION

Coach : Desirée ELLIS (since 2016)

Stars : Janine VAN WYK (JVW), Kgatlana THEMBI (Beijing), Jane REFILOE

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Janine VAN WYK

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