In this guide, we focus on the key dates in the biggest soccer events in 2023, from FIFA Club World Cup to UEFA Super Cup. Read now to not miss football events 2023.
1. FIFA Club World Cup
Date: February 1-11, 2023
The football events 2023 list starts with FIFA Club World Cup.
The 2023 edition will feature the Seattle Sounders as the representative from the CONCACAF region. The Sounders are making history as the first MLS club to ever be a CONCACAF representative. The tournament takes place in Morocco with Wydad Athletic Club and Al Ahly representing Africa. Real Madrid (UEFA) and Flamengo (CONMEBOL) are the favorites. Finally, Al-Hilal (AFC) and Aukland City (Oceania) round out the competition.
2. UEFA Champions League Round of 16
Date: February 14, 2023
The knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League kicks off on February 14 with two great games. Reigning Scudetto winners AC Milan take on Tottenham Hotspur. Also, the tie of the year starts between PSG and Bayern Munich.
The Round of 16 stretches to March 15.
3. Euro 2024 Qualifying
Date: March 23, 2023
Qualifying for Euro 2024 kicks off on this day with quite a matchup. Euro 2020 champion Italy host Euro 2020 runner-up in the group C opener.
4. FIFA U-20 World Cup
Date: May 20 – June 11, 2023
The United States will feature in this year’s U-20 World Cup which will be held in Indonesia as one of four CONCACAF sides (the other three are Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Honduras). A tournament worth watching with flowing football from young talent that in the near future may become household names.
5. Europa League Final
Date: May 31, 2023
To be held in Budapest, Hungary this year.
6. FA Cup Final
Date: June 3, 2023
7. Europa Conference League Final
Date: June 7, 2023
To be held in Prague, Czech Republic.
8. UEFA Champions League Final
Date: June 10, 2023
To be held in Istanbul, Turkey.
9. UEFA Nations League Final
Date: June 14 – 18, 2023
The Netherlands will host the final four of the UEFA Nations League featuring the hosts, Croatia, Italy and Spain.
10. AFC Asian Cup
Date: June 16 – July 16, 2023
The top 24 nations in the Asian Confederation feature in this tournament held in Qatar (originally scheduled for China). CBS Sports have the rights to this tournament in the US.
11. FIFA Women’s World Cup
Date: July 20 – August 20, 2023
The 2023 Women’s World Cup is the highlight of the biggest soccer events this year. It is the first edition with 32 teams. Australia and New Zealand co-host the competition.
12. UEFA Super Cup
Date: August 16, 2023
Another season of European soccer kicks off on August 16 with the traditional meeting of the winners of the Champions League and Europa League.
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