2023 Women’s World Cup qualifiers: NI to start at home against Luxembourg on September 17th
Northern Ireland will start their 2023 World Cup qualifying campaign at home against Luxembourg on September 17.
They welcome Latvia four days later, ahead of critical meetings with England and Austria in October.
Home and away matches against North Macedonia follow, with the remaining four matches to be played in April and September 2022.
The group winners will advance to the tournament and the finalists will advance to the play-offs.
Their costs historical qualification For Euro 2022, Northern Ireland hope to build on their success by reaching their inaugural World Cup, to be held in Australia and New Zealand.
England are big favorites to become group winners, with Austria being the second-highest ranked team in the group.
Kenny Shiels’ side will meet these two teams twice in quick succession, in October 2021 and April 2022, in what could be the group’s eye-opening fixtures.
Northern Ireland’s home opener against Luxembourg presents a great opportunity to start with a win, as they face a team playing their very first major qualifiers.
The venues for the matches have yet to be decided, but after their Euro play-off victory over Ukraine Irish FA general manager Patrick Nelson said the team could hope. future games at Windsor Park.
|Luxembourg (H)||September 17, 2021|
|Latvia (H)||September 21, 2021|
|England (A)||23 October 2021|
|Austria (H)||October 26, 2021|
|North Macedonia (A)||25 November 2021|
|North Macedonia (H)||November 30, 2021|
|Austria (A)||April 8, 2022|
|England (H)||April 12, 2022|
|Luxembourg (A)||September 2, 2022|
|Latvia (A)||September 6, 2022|