Spain will kick off the 2022 Women’s World Cup with an evening clash against Canada at the Olympic Stadium in Terrassa.
The co-hosts will push back on July 1 before matches in Amsterdam, Netherlands – co-hosting the tournament – start on July 2, with New Zealand playing China.
The Dutch, the defending champions, start their bid against Ireland on the same day against Ireland in a repeat of the 2018 World Cup final in London.
England will begin their campaign on July 3 in Amstelveen against India.
Both venues will host pool matches, cross-overs, classification matches and quarter-finals. Terrassa, which hosted the Olympic hockey tournaments in 1992, will also hold the semi-finals, the third-place match and the final.
Tickets for both nations’ matches went on sale on Tuesday:
Sixteen teams will compete in July, while the draw to define the pool stages was staged last week in Spain.
Pool A: Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Chile
Pool B: England, New Zealand, India, China
Pool C: Argentina, Spain, Korea, Canada
Pool D: Australia, Belgium, Japan, South Africa
Full match schedule and timings are here