USWNT books spot at 2023 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand with big wins, Haiti assist

That was actually a pretty good day for American women.

After Megan Rapinoe received the Presidential Medal of Freedom earlier in the day

the USWNT qualified for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand the following year

The Americans secured their place in the 2023 World Cup when Haiti shocked host Mexico, 3-0,

three years to the day after capturing their second consecutive and fourth total World Cup victory.

When asked about the forthcoming match with host Mexico, U.S. coach Vlatko Andonovski remarked,

The younger players have never experienced being outside the U.S. and playing games in front of 30,000, 40,000 people

2023 July 20–20 August 20 will see the World Cup. Nine locations in Australia and New Zealand will host games, with Sydney hosting the championship match.

first Olympic soccer tournament for US men since 2008

The tournament champion will receive an invitation to the Paris Olympics in 2024,

while the runners-up and third-place finishers will compete for the second automatic berth provided by Concacaf.