New Zealand FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023: Schedule, Squad, Live Stream

As the most highly anticipated event in women’s football draws near, the buzz in New Zealand is palpable. The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 is set to ignite football fever around the globe.

For the Kiwis, it’s a chance to support their national team, the Football Ferns, in the international arena.

As we countdown to the World Cup, we bring you the latest updates on the squad, where and how to watch the matches, and more.

New Zealand Women's World Cup 2023

New Zealand Women’s World Cup Schedule

DateGroupFixtureTime (NZST)Location
Jul 20, 2023ANew Zealand v Norway20:00Eden Park
Jul 25, 2023ANew Zealand v Philippines18:30Wellington Regional Stadium
Jul 30, 2023ASwitzerland v New Zealand20:00Dunedin Stadium

New Zealand Women’s World Cup Squad 2023

The New Zealand national team, famously known as the ‘Football Ferns,’ is primed and ready for the tournament.

Head Coach Jitka Klimková, originally from the Czech Republic, has handpicked a team of experienced and rising stars.

The 23-player squad includes notable names such as Ria Percival, Annalie Longo, and Hannah Wilkinson.

GKErin Nayler3184Sweden IFK Norrköping
GKVictoria Esson3214Scotland Rangers
GKAnna Leat229England Aston Villa
DFClaudia Bunge2320Australia Melbourne Victory
DFCJ Bott2837England Leicester City
DFMichaela Foster244New Zealand Wellington Phoenix
DFAli Riley35152United States Angel City
DFRebekah Stott3089England Brighton & Hove Albion
DFKatie Bowen2992Australia Melbourne City
DFElizabeth Anton2418Australia Perth Glory
MFRia Percival33161England Tottenham Hotspur
MFMalia Steinmetz2418Australia Western Sydney Wanderers
MFDaisy Cleverley2631Denmark HB Køge
MFAnnalie Longo32127New Zealand Christchurch United
MFOlivia Chance2943Scotland Celtic
MFBetsy Hassett32143Iceland Stjarnan
FWGabi Rennie2224United States Arizona State Sun Devils
FWPaige Satchell2542New Zealand Wellington Phoenix
FWJacqui Hand2412Finland Åland United
FWHannah Wilkinson31113Australia Melbourne City
FWGrace Jale2417Australia Canberra United
FWIndiah-Paige Riley217Australia Brisbane Roar
FWMilly Clegg172New Zealand Wellington Phoenix

New Zealand FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 TV Channel & Rights:

Sky Network Television Ltd (“Sky”) has secured the exclusive rights to broadcast the tournament in New Zealand. All 64 matches will be available on various Sky platforms.

In a bid to make the matches accessible to all, one match per day, including the key matches and all games featuring the Football Ferns, will be available nationwide on a free-to-air basis.

How to Stream Women’s World Cup 2023 from outside of New Zealand?

For fans outside of New Zealand, there are various streaming services available depending on your location.

It’s recommended to check local listings and services like FOX, BBC, or Channel 7. A VPN Service can also be used to access content if you’re in a region where the matches aren’t being broadcasted.

How to live stream FIFA Women’s World Cup in New Zealand?

New Zealand football fans can catch all the action on Sky Sport. If Sky Sport isn’t part of your cable TV package, you can watch through Sky Sport Now, which costs $19.99 per week and $44.99 per month.

Sky Sport subscribers can also watch via the Sky Go service and its app.

Can I watch Soccer World Cup Free in New Zealand?

Yes, you can. Sky has committed to make one match per day, including all games involving the New Zealand team, available nationwide on a free-to-air basis.

Join us in cheering on the Football Ferns in their World Cup journey.

Remember, you can stay up-to-date with the latest news by visiting or using the hashtag #FIFAWWC. Let’s support our women in sports and enjoy the beautiful game!

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