ABC & ABC2 will screen two upcoming Matildas matches on Saturday 16th and Tuesday 19th September as part of the Tournament Of Nations.
Earlier this year, the Matildas scored their first ever win over the USA in Seattle, as well as beating Japan 4-2 and Brazil 6-1 on the way to winning the Tournament of Nations. Now the stars of women’s football including Lisa De Vanna, Sam Kerr, Caitlin Foord, Alanna Kennedy, Kyah Simon, Stephanie Catley, Lydia Williams and their Matildas teammates return to Australia for a two-match series in front of home fans.
On Saturday 16 September, the Matildas will face Brazil in front of a sell out crowd from Penrith Stadium in Sydney. Football fans who missed out on tickets will be able to see the match live from 3pm AEST on ABC TV (2.30pm SA & NT, 1pm WA).
Then on Tuesday 19 September, the Matildas travel to Newcastle for the second match in this International Series. ABC2 will bring you primetime football coverage live at 7.30pm AEST (7pm SA & NT). The game will air at 7.30pm local time on ABC2 in WA but the game will be live streamed on iview at 5.30pm WA time.
The series against world class opponents Brazil offers fans the perfect chance to see their favourite players in action ahead of season 10 of the W-League starting in a few weeks.