How to watch: Australia vs Bangladesh | FIFA World Cup 2026™ Second Round Qualifier

The Subway Socceroos commence a new FIFA World Cup™ cycle when they host Bangladesh in Melbourne on Thursday, 16 November.

Competitive football returns for Australia for the first time since the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ as Graham Arnold's side begin its qualifying campaign for the FIFA World Cup 2026™ and serves as solid preparation ahead of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ which kicks off in January.

Socceroos v Bangladesh in AAMI Park - get tickets

The November FIFA Men’s International Window signifies the start of the Second Round of qualification, which the Subway Socceroos automatically entered courtesy of their #3 ranking within the Confederation at the time of the Official Draw, where Australia was drawn in Group I alongside Palestine, Lebanon and the winner of Bangladesh and Maldives. 

This will be Australia's third meeting against Bangladesh following 5-0 and 4-0 wins in 2015 as part of FIFA World Cup qualification for Russia 2018.

How To Watch

The match against Bangladesh will be broadcast live and free on Australia's 'Home of Football,' Network 10 with coverage beginning from 7:30pm AEDT.

The international friendly will also be streamed live via both 10 Play and Paramount+.

International fans can watch the match via the Football Australia YouTube channel here:

How to watch football on 10 Play

Smart TV

During event times, the 10 Sport logo and associated match will appear where you currently find the 10, BOLD, SHAKE and PEACH icons. Click the icon as you currently would any of the other channels to be taken to the LIVE stream on the latest version of the following TV Apps:

  • Apple TV
  • Android tv
  • Telstra (Roku) TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Samsung TV
  • Google TV


During event times, the LIVE stream is available via your mobile internet browser on this link and also the 10 play app on your iPhone, Google Apps, Android and tablet in the Live section on the 10 play app homepage.


If you have a newer Chromecast device, you will still need to cast directly from the 10 play app on your mobile device. There are different ways to enable Chromecast depending on the device you are using to cast content.

How can I use Chromecast to watch 10 play

Match Details

Australia v Bangladesh - FIFA World Cup 2026™ Second Round Asian Qualifiers
Thursday, 16 November     
AAMI Park, Melbourne    
Kick-off: 8.00pm AEDT