The Australian women’s team announced on their official website that it will face Brazil in two friendly matches at the Commonwealth Bank Matildas Stadium in the Sydney metropolitan area on 23 and 26 October.
Brazil x Argentina, Brazil, Argentina, Women’s Team — Photo: Lucas Figueredo / CBF
The match was already in the CBF’s plan for the next FIFA date, and fulfills coach Pia Sundage’s wish to face the top-level teams in the world. Fourth in the Tokyo Olympics, Australia is currently ranked 11th in FIFA.
The CBF has yet to officially comment on the friendship confirmation, but the blog little field owner had already announced that the unit He was waiting for a sanitary document authorizing the entry of annulment into Australia.
The game will be the first Australian women’s national team with spectators in the country since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, following a quarantine created by the Football Federation of Australia”, says an excerpt from the note on the website of the Federation of Oceania country.
The New South Wales region is close to reaching 70% of the population aged 16 and over with two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The friendship will serve as a test for Australia, also with the public, Saudi Arabia and, possibly, the United States, both in November.