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Women’s World Cup 2023 outsider bet teams: Odds, squads & best players from Nigeria, Argentina & more

By Harry Edwards

Women's World Cup 2023 outsider bet teams: Odds, squads & best players from Nigeria, Argentina & more

Published: 18:40, 21 June 2023 | Updated: 10:43, 23 June 2023

We’re now less than a month away from the start of the 2023 Women’s World Cup, and there are a number of teams looking to cause an upset.

The likes of the United States, England, Spain and Germany are amongst the favourites, and you have teams such as Denmark, Canada and Sweden who may be counted as dark horses. But what of the outsiders? Those who may not even be fancied of getting out of the group stage, but travel to Australia and New Zealand with the hope of proving everyone wrong.

Included among those teams are a handful of nations making their debuts at the Women’s World Cup, as well as a couple of bigger names who have just been given a tough group stage draw. Read on for all the essential info on those teams, including odds, confirmed or provisional squads as well as the players to look out for.

Colombia Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & players to watch

Betting Market Odds
Colombia to win the Women’s World Cup 200/1
Colombia to beat South Korea 6/5
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
Colombia vs South Korea Sydney Football Stadium 25 July, 3am BST
Germany vs Colombia Sydney Football Stadium 30 July, 10:30am BST
Morocco vs Colombia Perth Rectangular Stadium 3 August, 11am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 25th
  • How many World Cup appearances? This will be Colombia’s third appearance at the World Cup.
  • Best finish: Colombia reached the last 16 in 2015, losing to the United States.
  • Golden Boot contender: Catalina Usme
  • Player to watch: Linda Caicedo

Philippines Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Philippines to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
Philippines to beat Switzerland 60/1
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Provisional squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Kiara Fontanilla, Kaiya Jota, Olivia McDaniel, Inna Palacios
  • Defenders: Maya Alcantara, Alicia Barker, Angela Beard, Reina Bonta, Malea Cesar, Jessika Cowart, Sofia Harrison, Hali Long, Dominique Randle
  • Midfielders: Tahnai Annis, Ryley Bugay, Anicka Castaneda, Sara Eggesvik, Kaya Hawkinson, Eva Madarang, Jessica Miclat, Isabella Pasion, Quinley Quezada, Jaclyn Sawicki
  • Forwards: Sarina Bolden, Isabella Flanigan, Carleigh Frilles, Katrina Guillou, Chandler McDaniel, Meryll Serrano

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
Philippines vs Switzerland Forsyth Barr Stadium 21 July, 6am BST
New Zealand vs Philippines Wellington Regional Stadium 25 July, 6:30am BST
Norway vs Philippines Eden Park 30 July, 8am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 46th
  • How many World Cup appearances? This will be Philippines’ first ever World Cup
  • Best finish: N/A
  • Golden Boot contender: Katrina Guillou
  • Player to watch: Sarina Bolden

Panama Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Panama to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
Panama to beat Brazil 70/1
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
Brazil vs Panama Hindmarsh Stadium 24 July, 12pm BST
Panama vs Jamaica Perth Rectangular Stadium 29 July, 1:30pm BST
Panama vs France Sydney Football Stadium 2 August, 11am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 52nd
  • How many World Cup appearances? Panama are making their debut at the World Cup this summer.
  • Best finish: N/A
  • Golden Boot contender: Karla Riley
  • Player to watch: Marta Cox

Morocco Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Morocco to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
Morocco to beat Germany 70/1
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Preliminary squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Ines Arouaissa, Khadija Errmichi, Assia Zouhair
  • Defenders: Hanane Ait El Haf, Nouhaila Benzina, Siham Boukhami, Ghizlane Chiiri, Nesryne El Chad, Rkia Mazrouai, Yasmine Mrabet, Zineb Redouani, Sabah Seghir
  • Midfielders: Ghizlane Chebbak, Najat Badri, Anissa Lahmari, Sarah Kassi, Elodie Nakkach
  • Forwards: Salma Amani, Rosella Ayane, Anissa Belkasmi, Sofia Bouftini, Kenza Chapelle, Fatima Gharbi, Samya Hassani, Ibtissam Jraidi, Sakina Ouzraoui Diki, Imane Saoud, Fatima Tagnaout

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
Germany vs Morocco Melbourne Rectangular Stadium 24 July, 9:30am BST
South Korea vs Morocco Hindmarsh Stadium 30 July, 5:30am BST
Morocco vs Colombia Perth Rectangular Stadium 3 August, 11am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 72nd
  • How many World Cup appearances? Morocco are making their World Cup debut this summer.
  • Best finish: N/A
  • Golden Boot contender: Rosella Ayane
  • Player to watch: Ghizlane Chebbak

Vietnam Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Vietnam to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
Vietnam to beat USA 40/1
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Preliminary squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Tran Thi Kim Thanh, Khong Thi Hang, Dao Thi Kieu Oanh, Doan Thi Ngoc Phuong
  • Defenders: Chuong Thi Kieu, Tran Thi Thu Thao, Hoang Thi Loan, Tran Thi Thu, Luong Thi Thu Thuong, Nguyen Thi My Anh, Le Thi Diem My, Tran Thi Hai Linh, Tran Thi Thuy Nga, Ha Thi Ngoc Uyen
  • Midfielders: Nguyen Thi Tuyet Dung, Duong Thi Van, Tran Thi Thuy Trang, Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, Thai Thi Thao, Nguyen Thi Thanh Nha, Ngan Thi Van Su, Nguyen Thi Truc Huong, Tran Nguyen Bao Chau
  • Forwards: Huynh Nhu, Pham Hai Yen, Nguyen Thi Thuy Hang, Nguyen Thi Tuyet Ngan, Vu Thi Hoa

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
USA vs Vietnam Eden Park 22 July, 2am BST
Portugal vs Vietnam Waikato Stadium 27 July, 8:30am BST
Vietnam vs Netherlands Forsyth Barr Stadium 1 August, 8am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 32nd
  • How many World Cup appearances? This will be Vietnam’s first ever World Cup.
  • Best finish: N/A
  • Golden Boot contender: Huynh Nhu
  • Player to watch: Nguyen Thi Tuyet Dung

Nigeria Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Nigeria to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
Nigeria to beat Canada 17/2
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Confirmed squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie, Tochukwu Oluehi, Yewande Balogun
  • Defenders: Onome Ebi, Osinachi Ohale, Glory Ogbonna, Ashleigh Plumptre, Rofiat Imuran, Michelle Alozie, Oluwatosin Demehin
  • Midfielders: Halimatu Ayinda, Rasheedat Ajibade, Toni Payne, Christy Ucheibe, Deborah Abiodun, Jennifer Echegini
  • Forwards: Uchenna Kanu, Gift Monday, Ify Onumonu, Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie, Francisca Ordega, Esther Okoronkwo

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
Nigeria vs Canada Melbourne Rectangular Stadium 21 July, 3:30am BST
Australia vs Nigeria Lang Park 27 July, 11am BST
Ireland vs Nigeria Lang Park 31 July, 11am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 40th
  • How many World Cup appearances? This will be Nigeria’s ninth World Cup appearance, one of the tournament’s ever-present nations.
  • Best finish: Nigeria reached the quarter-finals in 1999, losing to Brazil.
  • Golden Boot contender: Asisat Oshoala
  • Player to watch: Ify Onumonu

Zambia Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Zambia to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
Zambia to beat Japan 50/1
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Preliminary squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Catherine Musonda, Eunice Sakala, Hazel Nali, Chitete Munsaka, Letisha Lungu
  • Defenders: Margaret Belemu, Martha Tembo, Lushomo Mweemba, Agness Musase, Esther Siamfuko, Pauline Zulu, Esther Banda, Judith Soko, Jacqueline Nkole, Mary Mulenga, Vast Phiri
  • Midfielders: Comfort Selemani, Misozi Zulu, Ireen Lungu, Hellen Chanda, Evarine Katongo, Mary Wilombe, Susan Banda, Rhoda Chileshe, Prisca Chilufya, Avell Chitundu
  • Forwards: Xiomara Mapepa, Lubandji Ochumba, Regina Chanda, Hellen Mubanga, Racheal Nachula, Grace Chanda, Racheal Kundananji, Barbra Banda, Maylan Mulenga

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
Zambia vs Japan Waikato Stadium 22 July, 8am BST
Spain vs Zambia Eden Park 26 July, 8:30am BST
Costa Rica vs Zambia Waikato Stadium 31 July, 8am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 77th
  • How many World Cup appearances? Zambia are making their World Cup debut
  • Best finish: N/A
  • Golden Boot contender: Barbra Banda
  • Player to watch: Racheal Kundananji

Costa Rica Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Costa Rica to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
Costa Rica to beat Spain 40/1
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Preliminary squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Priscilla Tapia, Daniel Solera, Noelia Bermudez, Genesis Perez
  • Defenders: Mariana Benavides, Maria Paula Elizondo, Daniela Cruz, Lixy Rodriguez, Valeria del Campo, Maria Paula Porras, Yesmi Rodriguez, Fabiola Villalobos, Maria Coto, Gabriela Guillen
  • Midfielders: Katherine Alvarado, Mariela Campos, Gloriana Villalobos, Emilie Valenciano, Melissa Herrera, Cristin Granados, Yerling Ovares, Emily Flores, Alexandra Pinell, Sheika Scott. Raquel Rodriguez
  • Forwards: Catalina Estrada, Priscila Chinchilla, Carolina Venegas, Sofia Varela, Maria Paula Salas

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
Spain vs Costa Rica Wellington Regional Stadium 21 July, 8:30am BST
Japan vs Costa Rica Forsyth Barr Stadium 26 July, 6am BST
Costa Rica vs Zambia Waikato Stadium 31 July, 8am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 36th
  • How many World Cup appearances? This will be Costa Rica’s second appearance at the World Cup
  • Best finish: Costa Rica were knocked out of the group stages at the 2015 World Cup
  • Golden Boot contender: Priscila Chinchilla
  • Player to watch: Raquel Rodriguez

Argentina Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Argentina to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
Argentina to beat Italy 17/2
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
Italy vs Argentina Eden Park 24 July, 7am BST
Argentina vs South Africa Forsyth Barr Stadium 28 July, 1am BST
Argentina vs Sweden Waikato Stadium 2 August, 8am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 28th
  • How many World Cup appearances? Argentina will take part in their fourth World Cup this summer
  • Best finish: Argentina have exited at the group stage in each of their previous three World Cup appearances.
  • Golden Boot contender: Yamila Rodriguez
  • Player to watch: Estefania Banini

South Africa Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
South Africa to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
South Africa to beat Sweden 22/1
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Preliminary squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Andile Dlamini, Kaylin Swart, Regirl Nhobeni, Kebotseng Moletsane, Asa Rabalao
  • Defenders: Asanda Hadebe, Karabo Dhlamini, Fikile Magama, Cimone Sauls, Lebohang Ramalepe, Tiisetso Makhubela, Lonathemba Mhlongo, Noko Matlou, Bambanani Mbane, Bongeka Gamede
  • Midfielders: Thubelihle Shamase, Kholosa Biyana, Thalea Smidt, Reflioe Jane, Sibluee Holweni, Linda Motlhalo, Nomvula Kgoale, Robyn Moodaly, Amogelang Motau
  • Forwards: Nicole Michael, Gabriela Salgado, Sphumelele Shamase, Jermaine Seoposenwe, Noxolo Cesane, Melinda Kgadiete, Nthabiseng Majiya, Lelona Daweti, Wendy Shongwe, Ntombifikile Ndlovu, Hildah Magaia, Thembi Kgatlana

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
Sweden vs South Africa Wellington Regional Stadium 23 July, 6am BST
Argentina vs South Africa Forsyth Barr Stadium 28 July, 1am BST
South Africa vs Italy Wellington Regional Stadium 2 August, 8am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 54th
  • How many World Cup appearances? This will be South Africa’s second appearance at the World Cup
  • Best finish: South Africa were knocked out of the group stages in 2019
  • Golden Boot contender: Hildah Magaia
  • Player to watch: Linda Motlhalo

Jamaica Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Jamaica to win the Women’s World Cup 500/1
Jamaica to beat France 70/1
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Preliminary squad:

  • Goalkeepers: Rebecca Spencer, Sydney Schneider, Liya Brooks
  • Defenders: Allyson Swaby, Chantelle Swaby, Konya Plummer, Deneisha Blackwood, Satara Murray, Vyan Sampson, Tiernny Wiltshire
  • Midfielders: Peyton McNamara, Drew Spence, Trudi Carter, Solai Washington, Giselle Washington, Rachel Jones, Atalanta Primus
  • Forwards: Bunny Shaw, Jody Brown, Tiffany Cameron, Kameron Simmonds, Kiki van Zanten, Mikayla Dayes, Paige Bailey-Gayle

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
France vs Jamaica Sydney Football Stadium 23 July, 11am BST
Panama vs Jamaica Perth Rectangular Stadium 29 July, 1:30pm BST
Jamaica vs Brazil Melbourne Rectangular Stadium 2 August, 11am BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 43rd
  • How many World Cup appearances? Jamaica are making their second appearance at the World Cup
  • Best finish: Jamaica were knocked out of the group stage in 2019
  • Golden Boot contender: Bunny Shaw
  • Player to watch: Atlanta Primus

Haiti Women’s World Cup 2023 odds & best players

Betting Market Odds
Haiti to win the Women’s World Cup 200/1
Haiti to beat England 70/1
*You have to be 18+ to gamble. All odds within this article are accurate at the time of writing (18:30, 21/06/2023). BeGambleAware.

Group Stage fixtures

Fixture Stadium Date
England vs Haiti Lang Park 22 July, 10:30am BST
China vs Haiti Hindmarsh Stadium 28 July, 12pm BST
Haiti vs Denmark Perth Rectangular Stadium 1 August, 12pm BST
  • FIFA World ranking: 53rd
  • How many World Cup appearances? Haita are making their World Cup debut
  • Best finish: N/A
  • Golden Boot contender: Batcheba Louis
  • Player to watch: Melchie Dumornay

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