Draw to be streamed live on FIFA+

  • Draw for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022™ to take place on Thursday, 5 May

  • Costa Rican stars Shirley Cruz and Paulo César Wanchope confirmed as draw assistants

  • Draw to be streamed live on FIFA+

With the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ fast approaching, some of the world’s best young players and future superstars of the women’s game will take to the field at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup™ in Costa Rica from 10 to 28 August 2022.

Taking place at 13:00 (local time) on Thursday, 5 May at the Teatro Nacional in San José, the Draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022 is one of the final milestones in the lead-up to the tournament and will be where fans and the 16 participating teams learn the route that lies ahead in the quest to lift the coveted trophy in August.

Hosted by athlete and TV presenter Johanna Solano, the draw will feature two stars of Costa Rican football, Shirley Cruz and Paulo César Wanchope, as draw assistants, while Jaime Yarza, FIFA’s Director of Tournaments, will conduct the draw.

The Draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022 will also be the first FIFA draw to be streamed live on FIFA+ following the platform’s recent launch.

As part of the draw procedures, the 16 participating teams have been allocated to four pots of four teams each, based on a ranking created according to past sporting performance.

With qualification around the world now complete, the line-up for the tournament is as follows: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Ghana, Japan, Korea Republic, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Spain, the USA and hosts Costa Rica.

To receive the latest updates about ticketing in relation to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022, please visit FIFA.com/tickets.

For more coverage of the tournament and women’s football news, visit FIFA.com and follow the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ social media channels (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram).