Match schedule and kick-off times confirmed for Australia & New Zealand 2023™

The much-anticipated match schedule for the 32-team, the ninth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, to be jointly hosted by Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand is now complete.

Following Saturday’s stunning Draw show in Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau, kick-off times have now been added to the previously announced Match Schedule with the tournament opener seeing co-hosts New Zealand welcome Norway to Eden Park on Thursday 20 July in a 7 pm (NZST) kick-off.

The tournament’s second game will kick off three hours later at 8 pm (AEST) as fellow co-hosts Australia meet the Republic of Ireland at the Sydney Football Stadium in the first match of Group B.

FIFA WWC 2023 Group Stage

The final will take place at 8 pm (AEST) at Stadium Australia in Sydney/Gadigal on Sunday 20 August.

The full match schedule is available for download. Please note, there is a two-hour time difference between Australia’s east coast and Aotearoa New Zealand, with all kick-off times in the match schedule listed as local. Single-match passes for the tournament will go on sale from 25 October via

FIXTURES | FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™

Australia v Republic of Ireland
20 July 2023
Venue: Sydney Football Stadium
Kick-off Time: 8:00pm (AEST)

Australia v Nigeria
Date: 27 July 2023
Venue: Brisbane Stadium
Kick-off Time: 8:00pm (AEST)

Canada v Australia
Date: 31 July 2023
Venue: Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
Kick-off Time: 8:00pm (AEST)