New Delhi: FIFA Women’s Football World Cup 2023 is starting from today. It is the 9th edition of the Women’s Football World Cup. The special thing is that for the first time 2 countries are organizing this tournament together. Australia and New Zealand will organize this tournament lasting 1 month. The final match of the tournament starting today is going to be played on August 20 at Sydney’s Olympic Ground. This time a total of 32 teams are participating in the World Cup. The first match of this tournament will be between New Zealand and Norway. The match will be played as the first match at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. At the same time, today’s second match will be played between Australia and Ireland team in Sydney. Also read New Zealand Football has announced that the first match at Auckland’s Eden Park will have at least 50,000 spectators, the highest in the country’s football history. The demand for tickets for Australia’s first match was so high that the match had to be held at Stadium Australia, which has a capacity of 82,000 and was built for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. New Zealand has not won a World Cup match even once out of the last five. This year he played nine matches and had to face defeat in seven. Norway, on the other hand, won the World Cup in 1995 and is one of the strongest teams in Group A. Against New Zealand, they won five out of seven matches, drew one and lost one. For the first time 32 teams will take part For the first time in the history of the Women’s Football World Cup, 32 teams are participating in this tournament. These teams are divided into 8 groups of 4 each. In which the top-2 teams of each group will enter the round of 16. From where knockout matches will be played. A total of 64 matches will be played in 9 stadiums in the Women’s Football World Cup, in which matches will be held in Australia’s Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Adelaide, besides New Zealand’s Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and Hamilton. Three times increase in prize money The team that won the Women’s Football World Cup 2023 trophy will get 3 times more prize money this time. This time the team that wins the World Cup trophy will get Rs 86 crore. At the same time, in the year 2019, the total prize money of the tournament was $ 30 million, which is close to $ 110 million this time.