BBC Sport Wins Women’s World Cup Rights

March 6, 2017

BBC Sport has secured rights to the 2019 Women’s World Cup.

The tournament, which will be held in France, will be covered extensively across BBC Sport’s multi-platform service.

The 2015 edition, which saw USA triumph over Japan in the final, was also shown on the BBC.

“We’re delighted the BBC will bring the biggest tournament in women’s football to the widest possible audience,” said director of BBC Sport Barbara Slater.

“Women’s football has grown significantly over the last few years and we are proud of the contribution we have made.

“France 2019 promises to be another fantastic showcase for the sport.”