Matildas V France - Marvel Stadium
Friday 14th July 2023
The Victorian Government and Football Australia confirms the staging of a farewell match for the Australian women’s team, the CommBank Matildas at Marvel Stadium on Friday, 14 July 2023, before they start their much-anticipated FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023™ campaign.
Descending on Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium for the epic match, the CommBank Matildas will take on a current top 10 FIFA Women’s World Ranking team participating in the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Football Australia CEO James Johnson said: “We are delighted to be hosting a highly regarded nation like France for the CommBank Matildas ‘Send Off Match’ this July.”
“Our strategy to prepare the CommBank Matildas has focused on playing more top ten ranked teams and with this match, it will mean that in the last two years, we will have played nine out of the top ten teams in the world in the lead up to the FIFA Women’s World Cup™…”