Socceroos on ABC, SBS VICELAND.

ABC has FTA rights for home games, while SBS has overseas matches.

Viewers may be somewhat confused by Free to Air broadcasts of Socceroos matches, following new deals.

ABC has FTA rights for home games, while SBS has overseas matches.

ABC will screen Men’s World Cup Qualifier – Australia v Nepal from Canberra at 8pm this Thursday.

SBS will screen the Socceroos as they take on Chinese Taipei at National Stadium Kaohsiung in their quest to qualify for a fifth straight FIFA World Cup next week.

SBS Director of Sport, Ken Shipp, said: “We are pleased to be presenting the broadcast of these two important games. live, free and in HD. Australians love watching the Socceroos play – millions of fans tuned in to see them compete in the 2018 FIFA World Cup on SBS.

“Fans will now have the opportunity to see our Socceroos in their pursuit to qualify for Qatar, and will be treated to expert analysis and commentary from SBS’s trusted football experts, Craig Foster and Lucy Zelić.”

The Socceroos will play eight matches between now and June 2020, and need to finish as one of the eight group winners or four best runners-up to advance directly to the AFC Asian Cup 2023™ finals and to progress to the next round of Asian qualifying for Qatar 2022.

Thursday 10 October
Australia v Nepal
8pm AEDT

Tuesday, 15 October
Australia v Chinese Taipei
10.25pm AEDT Live to all (kick-off: 10.40pm)

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