SBS will broadcast the best youth football on the planet with the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup live from Turkey.
SBS will broadcast the best youth football on the planet with the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup from Turkey, including live coverage of all games involving Australia plus the semi-finals and the final on SBS TWO and streamed online.
Paul Okon's Young Socceroos have been drawn in Group C and will play Colombia, El Salvador and tournament host Turkey.
Australia's best performance in the 18 editions of the biennial tournament to date is fourth place - in 1991 in Portugal and 1993 on home soil.
SBS broadcast details of Australia's group games COLOMBIA v AUSTRALIA Sunday 23 June LIVE 12.45am AEST on SBS TWO and streamed online
AUSTRALIA v EL SALVADOR Wednesday 26 June LIVE 12.45am AEST on SBS TWO and streamed online
AUSTRALIA v TURKEY Saturday 29 June LIVE 3.45am AEST on SBS TWO and streamed online
Should Australia progress past the group stage, SBS will broadcast its knockout phase matches LIVE on SBS TWO and streamed online.
The semi-finals, at Ataturk Stadium and Huseyin Avni Aker Stadium, and the final in Istanbul's Ali Sami Yen Arena will be LIVE on SBS TWO and streamed online.
SBS broadcast details of finals matches SEMI-FINAL 1 Thursday 11 July LIVE 12.45am AEST on SBS TWO and streamed online
SEMI-FINAL 2 Thursday 11 July LIVE 3.45am AEST on SBS TWO and streamed online
FINAL Sunday 14 July LIVE 3.30am AEST on SBS TWO and streamed online
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