The Women’s World Cup officially kicks off on Thursday, with the opening ceremony followed by the first match of the tournament.
They will face New Zealand at Eden Park, while co-host Australia will start the tournament later in the day. England will begin their challenge for World Cup glory on Saturday.
Little is known about what will happen at the opening ceremony, but as always, it is expected to celebrate the culture of the host country.
When is the Women’s World Cup opening ceremony?
The World Cup Opening Ceremony will take place on Thursday 20 July 2022 at approximately 7:30am BST.
It will be held at Eden Park in Auckland, just before the first match of the tournament between New Zealand and Norway.
How can I watch the Women’s World Cup Opening Ceremony?
TV channels: In the UK, BBC One will broadcast the ceremony and the match afterwards live, free of charge, starting at 7:30am.
Live stream: Minutes will also be published on the BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport websites.
Who will perform at the Women’s World Cup opening ceremony?
New Zealand and Australian singers Bene and Mohrlat, respectively, are expected to perform the official song of the World Cup, “Do It Again.”
“To be a part of this incredible celebration of women’s sport is truly a dream come true for me,” Béné said.
“As an avid young footballer, I couldn’t have imagined this. The experience of writing a song that reflects the excitement of the world’s biggest women’s sporting event being held in my hometown was so much fun and I can’t wait to perform ‘Do It Again’ live with Mohrlat at the opening ceremony.”
Details about who else will appear at the opening ceremony are limited.
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