It is a win for the Matildas, with SBS announcing its full match broadcast schedule for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. Uniting some of Australia’s best sports broadcasters, SBS will offer audiences unrivaled coverage of one of the world’s biggest women’s football events.
Settle into the sidelines and get your green and gold ready, with SBS covering the biggest games of the tournament, live, free and in HD across television, radio and online. All 52 matches will be live and free on SBS Radio in multiple languages, while on TV and online, SBS will broadcast the opening match, quarter finals, semi finals and the final, and all Matilda’s games.
Hosted by esteemed sports journalist, Tracey Holmes, and former Socceroo Captain, Craig Foster, and with exclusive analysis from ex-Matilda, Joey Peters, SBS’s coverage will begin with the opening match when hosts, France, face Korea Republic. The blockbuster first weekend continues with the highly anticipated premiere appearance of the Matildas when they play world number 15, Italy.
Former Matildas goalkeeper Melissa Barbieri will bring all the highlights, insights and behind the scenes buzz of the Matildas’ matches, exclusively from France during the group stage, while the live English match coverage will feature exclusive commentary by former Socceroo goalkeeper Clint Bolton and sports broadcaster Steve Pearce.
The competition will kick off in June.
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