The FIFA Women’s World Cup is arguably the biggest event in Women’s sports. The tournament saw its inception in 1991 in China and in 2023 the tournament is getting underway for the 9th time, hosted by Australia and New Zealand. It is the first-ever 32-team FIFA Women’s WC. Here we are presenting the FIFA Women World Cup winners list in the entire history of the tournament.
FIFA Women’s World Cup Winners List
1991 – USA: The inaugural Women’s World Cup was held in China. The United States emerged as the winners, defeating Norway 2-1 in the final.
1995 – Norway: The 1995 Women’s World Cup took place in Sweden. Norway secured their first title by defeating Germany 2-0 in the final.
1999 – USA: The United States hosted the tournament in 1999 and once again clinched the championship, this time by defeating China in a penalty shootout after a goalless draw.
2003 – Germany: The 2003 Women’s World Cup was hosted by the United States, and Germany emerged as the champions, defeating Sweden 2-1 in the final.
2007 – Germany: China hosted the 2007 tournament, and Germany secured their second consecutive title by beating Brazil 2-0 in the final.
2011 – Japan: Germany hosted the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2011. The USA made it to the final for 3rd time but Japan pulled off a surprise victory, winning in a penalty shootout after a 2-2 draw. To date, Japan’s triumph in the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 stands as the sole victory by an Asian nation.
2015 – USA: Canada hosted the 2015 Women’s World Cup, and the United States reclaimed the title by defeating Japan 5-2 in the final, with Carli Lloyd’s memorable hat-trick.
2019 – USA: The 2019 Women’s World Cup was hosted by France, and the United States secured their fourth championship by defeating the Netherlands 2-0 in the final.
2023 – TBD: This year a new winner will be crowned as Spain, Sweden, Australia and England are the four semi-finalists and all four have never got their hands on the trophy.
FIFA Women World Cup Winners Summary
To date, the Women’s Football World Cup is won by only 4 nations, the number will increase to 5 after this 2023 final.
|USA||4 (1991, 1999, 2015, 2019)||1 (2011)|
|Germany||2 (2003, 2007)||1 (1995)|
|Norway||1 (1995)||1 (1991)|
|Japan||1 (2011)||1 (2015)|