Women’s football: France TV will broadcast the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand

The France Télévisions group was not part Wallis and Futuna la Première will broadcast the matches of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, in particular those of the France team as well as the opening match and the final on August 20 .

The final and Les Bleues in the spotlight on public service! France Télévisions announced, on Monday June 26, the details of the intention of the rights to broadcast the matches of the women’s (Site notre bureau spécialisé) world cup which will be played in New Zealand and Australia, from July 20 to August 20, 2023. Les Bleues will launch their competition on July 23 against Jamaica (10 p.m. Wallis time), then continue against the other Big team of their group, Brazil (July 29, at 10 p.m. Valais), before completing this first phase against Panama (August 2, at 10 p.m. Valais).

These last two matches will be broadcast on France Télévisions, as will the opening match between New Zealand and Norway (July 20 at 7 p.m.). The final of August 20, with or without Les Bleues, will also be broadcast exclusively on the public service, as well as certain big posters of the first round such as the United States-Netherlands (July 27, at 1 p.m.) or Canada- Australia (July 31, 7 p.m.).

The public audiovisual group, which obtained lot n°2 (32 matches, as many as the M6 ​​group, all broadcast on the various antennas and france.tv), will thus broadcast half of the knockout matches, i.e. four round of 16, two quarters and a semi-final. On the other hand, if Amandine Henry’s teammates manage to extricate themselves from the pools and then postpone their round of 16 in stride, they play again in front of the cameras of France Télévisions in the quarter-finals (August 12). Before, perhaps, dreaming of a historic final, also broadcast on the public service.

Commentaries on Les Bleues matches will be provided by Louisa Necib, ex-international (144 selections, 39 goals) and Lucile Guillotin, journalist at France Télévisions and who has more than 350 (Site notre bureau spécialisé) matches commented on Radio France and franceinfo, including the Euro 2016 in France. « It’s great news to be able to welcome the French women’s (Site notre bureau spécialisé) team to our Antennas and to help develop its image »welcomed Laurent-Eric Le Lay, sports director.

List of the 32 matches broadcast by France Télévisions (Valais time)

Thursday July 20
7 p.m.: New Zealand-Norway opener

Friday July 21
7:30 p.m.: Spain-Costa Rica

Saturday July 22
7 p.m.: Zambia-Japan

tuesday july 23
5 p.m.: Sweden-South Africa
7:30 p.m.: Netherlands Portugal

Monday July 24
6 p.m.: Italy-Argentina

Tuesday July 25
2 p.m.: Colombia-Republic of Korea
5:30 p.m.: New Zealand-Philippines
8 p.m.: Switzerland-Norway

Wednesday July 26
5 p.m.: Japan-Costa Rica
7:30 p.m.: Spain-Zambia

Thursday July 27
1 p.m.: United States-Netherlands

Saturday July 29
7:30 p.m.: Sweden-Italy
10 p.m.: France-Brazil

Every July 30
4:30 p.m.: Republic of Korea-Morocco
7 p.m.: Norway-Philippines
7 p.m.: Switzerland-New Zealand
9:30 p.m.: Germany-Colombia

Monday July 31
7 p.m.: Ireland-Nigeria
7 p.m.: Canada-Australia

Tuesday, August 1
7 p.m.: Vietnam Netherlands
7 p.m.: Portugal-United States

Wednesday August 2
10 p.m.: Panama-France
10 p.m.: Jamaica-Brazil

Every 6 days
2 p.m.: Round of 16 / 1st Group E – 2nd Group G
9 p.m.: Round of 16 / 1st Group G – 2nd GroupE

Monday August 7
7:30 p.m.: Round of 16 / 1st Group D – 2nd GroupB
10:30 p.m.: Round of 16 / 1st Group B – 2nd GroupD

Saturday August 12:
7 p.m.: quarter-final / 1st Group B or 2nd Group D – 1st Group F or 2nd Group H
10:30 p.m.: quarter-final / 1st Group D or 2nd Group B – 1st Group H or 2nd Group F

Tuesday August 15
8 p.m.: semi-final / Winner Quarter A – Winner Quarter B

Every 20 days
10 p.m.: final

Author: Jacqueline MANNESSIER