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Contained Within This Post Is A Comprehensive Preview Of Every Goddamn Team In The Women’s World Cup

1:02 PM EDT on July 19, 2023

A general view of the fanfestival in Brisbane, Australia ahead of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 which begins on the 20th July jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
Zac Goodwin/PA Wire

Over the past couple weeks Defector has been publishing team-by-team World Cup previews. Below you will find links to all of these previews, so that you may easily access them and learn how to pretend to be an international soccer expert during the event.


New Zealand Can’t Blow This Chance To Break Its World Cup Losing Streak


Norway’s Quest For Redemption Starts Now


Switzerland Is Back At The World Cup, But For How Long?


The Philippines Have A Little Something Going On Here


The Matildas Have Australia’s Hopes On Their Shoulders


Ireland Is Ready To Keep Singing At Their First World Cup


Canada Needs A Win, And They Might Just Get One


Nigeria Could Be Headed For World Cup Disaster


Can Costa Rica Sneak Up On The World Again?


Spain Is A Big Ugly Mess With Some Extremely Cool Players


Zambia Is Here For A Good Time, And Maybe Even A Long Time


Japan Climbed The Mountain Once, And Now They Need To Do It Again


England’s Last Step Will Be The Hardest


Haiti’s The Underdog With The Biggest Dog


Denmark’s Ready To Make Their Return To The World Cup Count


China Has A Hard Path Back To World Cup Glory


The USWNT Is Under Pressure, And That’s Bad News For The Rest Of The World


Vietnam’s World Cup Debut Could Be Short And Sweet


The Netherlands Will Find Life At The World Cup Much Harder This Time Around


Portugal Is Finally Where It Ought To Be


France Is Riding The High Of Defeating A Shitty Boss


It’s Time For Jamaica To Grow Up


It’s Brazil Versus Time At This World Cup


Panama Has Done Its Job Simply By Making The World Cup


This Could Finally Be Sweden’s Year


South Africa Brings Continental Dreams To The World Stage


Argentina Is Just One Win Away From A New Era


Italy’s Getting There, Slowly, Maybe


It’s All Set Up For Germany To Reclaim World Cup Glory


Morocco Is Serious


Can South Korea Finally Break Out At The World Cup?


Colombia Is Ready To Shock The World Again


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