USWNT World Cup TV Schedule, Kickoff Times, Dates, Roster, & More

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup officially gets underway this week with the first game of the tournament kicking off bright and early on Friday, July 20 at 3:00 a.m. ET.

For the United States women’s national team, the tournament will begin on Friday, July 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET when they kick off Group E play against Vietnam. The USWNT will then play the Netherlands on Wednesday, July 26, and face Portugal on Tuesday, August 1 in the group stage finale.

The United States women’s national team is a strong favorite to bring home the championship.

This year’s World Cup roster for the USWNT features a number of veterans like Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Julie Ertz, and Kelley O’Hara, but also features promising newcomers in Sophia Smith, Trinity Rodman, and Ashley Sanchez.

The Group Stage of the Women’s World Cup will run through Thursday, August 3.

The knockout stage of the World Cup will begin on August 5, followed by the quarterfinals on August 11 and 12, the semifinals on August 15 and 16, and the Women’s World Cup Final on August 20. The final will be held at Stadium Australia in Sydney.

All games throughout the tournament will be broadcast live on the FOX family of networks and on the FOX Sports app with every USWNT match on FOX.

When will the United States hit the pitch for its group stage games?

A full look at the USWNT World Cup schedule, kickoff times, dates, and more can be seen below (all times Eastern).

USWNT World Cup Group Stage Schedule


Friday, July 21

USA vs. Vietnam, 9:00 p.m. — Eden Park, Auckland

Wednesday, July 26

USA vs. Netherlands, 9:00 p.m. — Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington

Tuesday, Aug. 1

USA vs. Portugal, 3:00 a.m. — Eden Park, Auckland

USWNT Roster — (Club; Caps/Goals)

GOALKEEPERS (3): Aubrey Kingsbury* (Washington Spirit; 1), Casey Murphy* (North Carolina Courage; 14), Alyssa Naeher*** (Chicago Red Stars; 90)

DEFENDERS (7): Alana Cook* (OL Reign; 24/1), Crystal Dunn** (Portland Thorns FC; 131/24), Emily Fox* (North Carolina Courage; 28/1), Naomi Girma* (San Diego Wave FC; 15/0), Sofia Huerta* (OL Reign; 29/0), Kelley O’Hara**** (NJ/NY Gotham FC; 157/3), Emily Sonnett** (OL Reign; 74/1)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Savannah DeMelo* (Racing Louisville FC; 0/0), Julie Ertz*** (Angel City FC; 118/20), Lindsey Horan** (Olympique Lyon, FRA; 128/27), Rose Lavelle** (OL Reign; 88/24), Kristie Mewis* (NJ/NY Gotham FC; 51/7), Ashley Sanchez* (Washington Spirit; 24/3), Andi Sullivan* (Washington Spirit; 44/3)

FORWARDS (6): Alex Morgan**** (San Diego Wave FC; 206/121), Megan Rapinoe**** (OL Reign; 199/63), Trinity Rodman* (Washington Spirit; 17/2), Sophia Smith* (Portland Thorns FC; 29/12), Alyssa Thompson* (Angel City FC; 3/0), Lynn Williams* (NJ/NY Gotham FC; 52/15)

*         First Women’s World Cup
**       Second Women’s World Cup
***      Third Women’s World Cup
****     Fourth Women’s World Cup

Women’s World Cup TV Schedule 2023: Full List Of Group Stage Games
Women’s World Cup TV Schedule 2023: Full List Of Group Stage Games