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How you can watch the Women's World Cup knockout round in Norway

Frazer Norwell
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How you can watch the Women's World Cup knockout round in Norway
Here's what you need to know about watching the Women's World Cup in Norway. Norway's forward #22 Sophie Roman Haug (C) celebrates with her teammates after scoring her team's sixth goal during the Australia and New Zealand 2023 Women's World Cup Group A football match between Norway and the Philippines at Eden Park in Auckland (Photo by Saeed KHAN / AFP)

The Women's World Cup is underway in New Zealand and Australia and looks to be an incredible tournament so far. Here's how you can watch the action unfold from Norway. 

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Fans worldwide have eagerly awaited this year's Women's World Cup following a nail-biting conclusion to last year's European Championships. 

The tournament kicked off with hosts New Zealand beating Norway, looking to bounce back after a disappointing Euros, on July 20th. 

Broadcaster allocation is still up in the air

Many of the group-stage games will be free to air in Norway. However, some games will still require a subscription to Viasport. Subscriptions to Viasport from Viaplay start from 399 kroner per month. 

It's also worth pointing out that the host nations are 6-10 hours ahead of Norway, meaning many matches will be played in the morning or early afternoon. This shouldn't be an issue if you work for a Norwegian firm and have broken up from work for the joint holidays. 

NRK and Viaplay hold the rights. NRK are broadcasting around half the games free to air, while Viaplay will broadcast the championship in its entirety via streaming. It can be expected that any games involving Norway will be selected for coverage on NRK.   

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Round of 16 games 

August 5th 

Switzerland versus Spain (TV3 and Viaplay) 7am

Japan versus Norway (NRK1 and Viaplay) 10am 

August 6th 

Netherlands versus South Africa  4am (NRK 1 and Viaplay) 

Swede versus USA 11am (TV3 Viaplay)

August 7th

England versus Nigeria 9:30am (NRK1 and Viaplay)

Australia versus Denmark 12:30am (TV3/ Viaplay)

August 8th

Colombia versus Jamaica 10am (TV3/Viaplay) 

France versus Morocco (NRK1 and Viaplay) 

Quarter-finals 

August 11th

Switzerland/Spain versus Japan/Norway 3am (TBC) 

Netherlands/South Africa versus Netherlands/South Africa 9:30am (TBC) 

August 12th 

England/Nigeria versus Australia/Denmark 9am (TBC) 

Colombia/Jamaica versus France/Morocco 12:30am (TBC) 

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Semi-finals 

August 15th

Winner of quarter-final 1 versus winner of quarter-final 2 10am (TBC)

August 16th 

Winner of quarter-final 3 versus the winner of quarter-final 4 10am (TBC) 

Third place play-off 

August 19th 

The loser of semi-final 1 versus loser of semi-final 2 10am (TBC)

Final

August 20th 

Winner of semi-final 1 versus winner of semi-final 2 12am (TBC) 

Other ways to watch 

Using a VPN to watch games being shown by another broadcaster is another option for viewers. Due to the early starting times of many of the games, not all of the games will be shown in bars due to Norway's strict licensing rules and regulations. None of the free to air broadcasters in Norway is showing a daily highlights package of the Women's World Cup.

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