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Fifa Women’s World Cup, June 26-July 17, 2011, Germany

Augsburg, Berlin, Bochum, Dresden, Frankfurt, Leverkusen, Mönchengladbach, Sinsheim and Wolfsburg will be the cities where the challenges of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 will take place: there will be 16 teams competing to win the Cup.

The Fifa Women’s World Cup is now in its sixth edition: the appointment is in Germany between June 26 and July 17. The reigning Champion is the German national team, which has been automatically qualified for the 2011 edition, while the others have had to contend for national qualifications in 2009 and 2010.

The great celebration and the opening round of the event will be held at the Olympiastadion in Berlin and this will be the only match played in the capital. The final hand will be at the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt.

In each of the cities involved in the event will be played approximately four games. These are the names and capacities of the single stadiums: Augsburg, Impuls Arena, 26 000 seats; Berlin, Olympiastadion, 74,000 seats; Bochum, Ruhrstadion, 24 thousand seats; Dresden, Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion, 32 000 seats; Frankfurt am Main, Commerzbank-Arena, 49 000 seats; Leverkusen, BayArena, 30 thousand seats; Mönchengladbach, Borussia-Park, 46 000 seats; Sinsheim, Rhein-Neckar-Arena 26 000 seats; Wolfsburg Volkswagen-Arena, 25 000 seats.

The FIFA Women’s World Cup can be an opportunity for an interesting tour of Germany, for visiting some of its beautiful cities, rich in history and culture.

Advance booking at the hotels is strongly recommended: there are tens of thousands of people from all over the world who are already buying tickets to watch the games.

Photo by Jason Gulledge

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  1. Rumor November 14, 2011

    Well done artilce that. I’ll make sure to use it wisely.

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