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About the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023TM 

Australia and New Zealand will co-host the ninth FIFA Women's World CupTM from 20 July – 20 August 2023. 32 nations will compete in the Women’s World Cup for the first time. Born as a 12-team tournament in 1991, it was expanded to include 16 countries at USA 1999 and 24 at Canada 2015. 

The NSW Government is proud to support the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023TM, with 11 matches to be hosted in Sydney/Gadigal. 

Find out more about the tournament in the FIFA Digital Fan Guide.

Matches in Sydney/Gadigal

Sydney/Gadigal will host 11 matches during the tournament, more than any other Host City. 

Stadium Australia will host five blockbuster matches, including the Matildas opening match against Republic of Ireland, a Round of 16 match, Quarter-Final, Semi Final, and The Final. 

Sydney Football Stadium will host five Group Matches and a Round of 16 Match.

Tickets can be purchased through the FIFA website. Fans will need to register for a ticketing account to view availability and purchase via the links below. 

Tickets for Sydney Football Stadium

Tickets for Stadium Australia Matches

Full Match Schedule

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour 2023TM 

The biggest-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Trophy Tour has embarked on a global journey ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ and is coming to NSW from 8-12 June 2023! 

Don’t miss your opportunity to get up close with the FIFA Women’s World Cup Original Trophy, meet Matildas Alumni and A-League Women’s athletes and score great giveaways at the following locations: 




Friday, 9 June 2023 

Wanderers Fives, Rooty Hill 


Saturday, 10 June 2023 

Jamison Park, Penrith 


Sunday, 11 June 2023 

Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, Speers Point 


Monday, 12 June 2023 

Coffs Coast Synthetic


NSW Football Legacy Program

The NSW Football Legacy Program sees a $10 million investment from the NSW Government to support football at all levels as a legacy of NSW hosting matches in the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023TM

Commencing in 2022, the NSW Football Legacy Program is delivered in collaboration with Football Australia, Football NSW, Northern NSW Football and the Office of Sport, with initiatives funded through to 2024. 

Find out more

Unity Pitch

To promote and celebrate the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023TM coming to Sydney, Sydney Olympic Park will host the Unity Pitch from 19-23 May 2023. 

The multi-coloured football pitch represents a patchwork of the tournament brand colours, reflecting the two unique local cultures of Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand and the coming together of the 32 nations participating. 

The Unity Pitch will be used by community groups, football clubs and families throughout the week and is free for the public to use at during the times below: 

The Unity Pitch is free for anyone to get involved during the following times:



Friday 19 May 


Saturday 20 May 


Sunday 21 May 

8:00am-9:30am and 1:00pm-4:30pm (Featuring Live DJs) 

Monday 22 May 


Tuesday 23 May 


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