Ireland’s FIFA Women’s World Cup opener moved to larger venue

Stadium Australia
Stadium Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland’s opening game of FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 against Australia on 20 July has been moved to Stadium Australia.

FIFA have officially confirmed that the co-opening game has moved from Sydney Football Stadium to the tournament’s largest venue, after tickets sold out at the original venue.

Tickets already purchased for this game will remain valid at Stadium Australia. Additional single game passes will go on sale on 24 February at

The Second Sales Phase will conclude one 3 March, with the Last-Minute Sales Phase commencing on 11 April – 100 days prior to the opening match-day.

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