The 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup was the sixth FIFA Women’s World Cup competition, the world championship for women’s national association football teams. It was held from 26 June to 17 July 2011 in Germany, which won the right to host the event in October 2007. Japan won the final against the United States on a penalty shoot-out following a 2–2 tie after extra time and became the first Asian team womens world cup final The final bidding dossiers had to be handed over before 1 August 2007.
The German Football Association announced its hopes to host the tournament on 26 January 2006, following a pledge from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to fully support a potential bid. All six nations officially announced their interest by a 1 March 2007 deadline and acknowledged their intention of bidding by 3 May 2007 to FIFA. Later Australia (12 October 2007) and Peru (17 October 2007) voluntarily dropped out of the race as well, leaving only Canada and Germany as the remaining candidates. On 30 October 2007, the FIFA Executive The matches were played in nine stadiums in nine host cities around the country, with the final played at the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt. Sixteen teams were selected for participation via a worldwide qualification tournament that began in 2009. Switzerland withdrew on 29 May 2007, stating that Europe is heavily focused on France and Germany, The official opening game was held between Germany and Canada at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, the venue of the 2006 men’s World Cup Final; it was the only match played in Berlin. However, it was not The final bidding dossiers had to be handed over before 1 August 2007. Switzerland withdrew on 29 May 2007,  to win a FIFA World Cup.
Several of the stadiums are officially referred to simply as “FIFA World Cup Stadium”, because FIFA prohibits sponsorship of stadiums unless the stadium sponsors are also official tournament sponsors. With no standing-room terraces allowed, all stadiums have a lower total capacity compared to German Bundesliga games. Since 2007, five of the stadiums were either newly built (Augsburg, Dresden and Sinsheim) or remodeled (Bochum and Leverkusen). Six stadiums will be home grounds for German First Bundesliga clubs in the upcoming 2011–12 season,stating that Europe is heavily focused on France and Germany, and a third European bid appeared futile. On 27 August 2007, France also withdrew, reportedly in exchange for Germany’s support for their bid to host the men’s UEFA Euro 2016. and a third European bid appeared futile. On 27 August 2007, France also withdrew, reportedly in exchange for Germany’s support for their bid to host the men’s UEFA Euro 2016. Later Australia (12 October 2007) and Peru (17 October 2007) voluntarily dropped out of the race as well, leaving only Canada and Germany as the remaining candidates. On 30 October 2007, the FIFA Executive Committee voted to assign the tournament to Germany. Canada was eventually awarded the 2015 Women’s World Cup four years later. while the other three will be home to Second Bundesliga clubs in the same season.Six nations, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Peru and Switzerland, initially declared their interest in world cup final 2006 hosting the 2011 Women’s World Cup. In the first round of the tournament finals, the teams competed in round-robin groups of four teams for points, with the top two teams in each group proceeding. These eight teams advanced to the knockout stage, where two rounds of play decided which teams would participate in the final.
Compared to the 2006 men’s World Cup, several smaller venues were chosen; six stadiums have a capacity of 20,000 to 30,000 seats. All cities will stage a total of four matches, with the exceptions of Berlin and Mönchengladbach; the latter will host three games. The total capacity of the nine venues is roughly 330,000. Overall, approximately one million tickets will be available. Capacity data is given according to FIFA:
Six original candidates
After the German Football Association (DFB) expressed its intention to bid for the Women’s World Cup, 23 German cities applied to host World Cup games. Twelve cities were chosen for the official bidding dossier handed over to FIFA in August 2007. On 30 September 2008, the DFB executive committee Committee voted to assign the tournament to Germany. Canada was eventually awarded the 2015 Women’s World Cup four years later. the first match of the tournament—it was preceded by a match at Rhein-Neckar-Arena in Sinsheim pitting France and Nigeria. The final of the tournament will take place at the Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt, the venue of the 2005 men’s Confederations Cup final. Borussia-Park in Mönchengladbach and Frankfurt’s Commerzbank-Arena hosted the semi-finals. The third place play-off was held at Rhein-Neckar-Arena.
decided to use nine stadiums for the tournament; the original candidates Essen, Magdeburg and Bielefeld were not chosen as World Cup venues.