See the Matilda's at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup
It isn’t just the Socceroos that are competing in a major international tournament this year, because the Matildas (Australia’s Women’s National Football Team) will be travelling to China for the planet's most prestigious women’s football tournament, the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
It isn-t just the Socceroos that are competing in a major international tournament this year, with the Matildas travelling to China for the planet's most prestigious women-s football tournament, the 2007 FIFA Women-s World Cup.
Australia will open their campaign against Ghana on September 12 in Hangzhou, followed by Norway on September 15 in the same city, before what looms as the key match against Canada on September 19 in Chengdu.
The top two teams in Australia-s group will progress to the quarter finals and meet the top two teams of Group D which features China, Denmark, Brazil and New Zealand.
The semi finals will be played on September 26 and 27 and the final on Sunday 30 September in Shanghai.
The 16-nation tournament will be held in the cities of Chengdu, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Tianjin and Wuhan, September 10-30.
Supporters wishing to cheer on the Matildas at this year's FIFA Women's World Cup in China can now obtain tickets.
Tickets for this event can be purchased via the following means -
- FIFA Women's World Cup Ticket Hotline - +86 400 707 9999 - Via the official online website
SBS TV will broadcast a selection of matches from the 2007 FIFA Women-s World Cup including LIVE coverage of the opening ceremony match, semi-finals, final and ALL Matildas matches. SBS will also have LIVE coverage of the Matildas Olympic qualifying match against Chinese Taipei on Sunday 12 August. The match will be shown LIVE as “The World Game” weekly Football Feature from 3:00pm.
For more information regarding the 2007 FIFA Women-s World Cup go to the official tournament website www.fifa.com/womenworldcup
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