City of Greater Geelong announce Matildas Live Site for match against Sweden

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City of Greater Geelong announce Matildas Live Site for match against Sweden

Words by Staff Writer

Celebrate the Matildas' Historic Journey at the FIFA Women's World Cup at Steampacket Gardens.

Waves of emotion surged through the stands and fans throughout the country as the Matildas’ historical run at the FIFA Women’s World Cup came to a heartbreaking end at the hands of England, going down 3-1 in the semi-final on Wednesday night.

While the outcome of last night’s nail-biting match didn’t swing in our favour, with England playing Spain for the 2023 Women’s World Cup on Sunday, the Matildas will play Sweden on Saturday night at 6pm at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium in the 3rd placed playoff.

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To celebrate the Matildas’ resolute performance on the global stage, the City of Greater Geelong has announced it would host a live site at Steampacket Gardens for the FIFA Women’s World Cup match against Sweden this Saturday.

The entry to this spectacular event is a ticket you can’t buy – it’s absolutely FREE! Grab your glimmering green and gold attire, pack your most delectable takeaways, and don’t forget to unfurl your cherished picnic rug or comfy chair. Bring the whole family along, as this is an event for all ages.

The rule of the day: cheer responsibly – no flares, and it’s a strictly alcohol-free affair.

The Details:

  • Location: Steampacket Gardens
  • Date & Time: Saturday, 19 August 2023, festivities kick off at 5:30 pm, match ignites at 6:00 pm

Go Tillies!

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