The eleventh edition of the Under-20 Women’s World Cup will be played in Colombia during 2024 for the first time in history and will be an example with 24 teams participating, eight more than the previous edition which took place in Costa Rica and was crowned champion. To the Spanish team.
It hasn’t been much publicized so far, so we tell you what you need to know about the 2024 U-20 Women’s World Cup in Colombia:
When will it be played?
World Cup events organized by FIFA are usually played between June and July. However, this year the new edition of the Olympic Games will be held in Paris, so it was decided to move the date of the World Cup: the tournament will start on Saturday, August 31 and end on Sunday, September 22.
List of countries that will participate in the U-20 Women’s World Cup.
The eight teams participating in the tournament are still unknown, four will represent Asia and the other four will represent CONMEBOL (except Colombia).
Which stadiums will the tournament take place in?
Bogota and Cali have already been announced as World Cup venues. However, it is expected that more cities such as Cartagena, Medellin and Pereira will join the tournament.
How has Colombia performed in the Women’s Under-20 World Cup?
Although Colombia’s participation in the ten tournaments held so far has been very low and almost non-existent, as only two of them have qualified, in both of them they brought laurels to the country with excellent participation.
The ‘Tricolour’ was at the U20 Women’s World Cup for the first time fourteen years ago and had a brilliant participation, to the extent that they finished fourth in the tournament, overcoming a group with France, Germany and Costa Rica.
In the second round they defeated Sweden, but in the semi-finals they lost to Nigeria and lost again in the qualifying match for third and fourth place against South Korea.
Costa Rica 2022:
With Linda Caicedo, Ana Maria Guzman, Natalia Giraldo, Angela Baron, Maria Camila Reyes and a golden generation, the ‘Tricolor’ wanted to make history at the World Cup, but Brazil put an end to the illusion with a resounding 1-0 victory in the quarter-finals. Finished off. After finishing first in a tough group with Mexico, Germany and New Zealand.