Socceroos Live On Sbs

SBS has confirmed that the Socceroos next two matches against South Africa and Iraq will be shown live to all states.

AUSTRALIA v IRAQ Saturday 26 March - @7:00pm (AEDT)

Exclusively LIVE* to all States

This will be an enormous year for the Australian team as it prepares for its Confederations Cup onslaught in June and World Cup qualifiers in September and hopefully November; on the road to Germany and the FIFA World Cup in 2006.

In Sydney on Tuesday, the Premier of NSW, Mr Bob Carr, also announced the Socceroos plan to play an historical international match against Iraq on Easter Saturday - March 26, 2005 at Telstra Stadium.

Australia and Iraq's under 23 teams met in the quarter finals of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games Football Tournament where Iraq won 1-0.

The teams have not played a senior level international since March 1973, as part of Australia's successful 1974 FIFA World Cup

As the Official Broadcast Partner of the Socceroos, SBS Sport will present the international Exclusively LIVE. 

Australia v Iraq Saturday, March 26 @ 7:00pm (AEDT)