Reporter Ahn Young-joon = The venue for the Australia-Ireland match in Group B of the 2023 Australia-New Zealand International Football Federation (FIFA) Women’s World Cup has been changed.
FIFA announced on the 31st (Korean time), “The venue for the host country Australia’s first match, which will be held on July 20, will be changed from Sydney Football Stadium, which has a capacity of 42,000 seats, to Stadium Australia, which can accommodate 100,000 people.” did.
“This decision was made considering the high interest in tickets for this match,” said FIFA.
“FIFA’s mission is to organize the biggest and most spectacular Women’s World Cup ever,” FIFA Secretary General Fatma said. 슬롯사이트
In the last 2019 French tournament, 57,900 people, the largest audience in the tournament, entered the final between the United States and the Netherlands.
In the 2023 Women’s World Cup, 32 teams are divided into 8 groups of 4 teams, and after a group stage, a round of 16 tournament determines the winner. Co-hosts New Zealand are in Group A and Australia are in Group B respectively.
The Korean women’s soccer team, led by coach Colin Bell, also advanced to the finals and is in Group H along with Germany, Colombia and Morocco. Korea will challenge the round of 16 for the first time in 8 years since the 2015 tournament.
Korea’s first match against Colombia will be held at the Sydney Football Stadium on July 25th.