(CNN)Twenty-four teams will compete at next year’s tournament in France, which will be held from 7 June to 7 July. Across nine host cities, 52 matches will be played to determine the winner.
Who are the favorites? Who are the players to watch? How did Bob Marley’s daughter help Jamaica to the finals? Here is what you need to know about an event billed as the most competitive Women’s World Cup yet.
The favorites — A number of strong contenders