How Australian school kids can watch the World Cup FREE on Optus Sport

In a huge bonus for Westfield Matildas fans, Optus Sport have gifted Australian school children complimentary access to watch the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup.

With just 10 days until the tournament commences, the offer aims to promote the women’s game by bringing the excitement of world football’s showpiece event to screens around Australia.

School-aged children can claim the complimentary offer by visiting their nearest Optus store.

Young people aged under 17 will be required to visit the store with a parent or guardian, while those aged between 17 and 19 can present a form of official identification.


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Complimentary access to Optus Sport for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ includes:

  • All 52 games live and on-demand
  • Preview and review shows produced and delivered live by Optus Sport
  • Mini matches and highlights from every match – catch up with all the action in France at any time

Optus Sport will have a number of crews in France for the tournament, including a team dedicated to covering the Westfield Matildas.

A female-led broadcast team will unite some of Australia’s best journalists and media talent to lead coverage of the tournament, including former Westfield Matilda Amy Duggan, experienced Westfield W-League coach Heather Garriock and Seven Network presenter Mel McLaughlin.

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Her comes the skipper! Sam Kerr got straight into training once linking up with the squad
Sam Kerr will lead the Westfield Matildas into battle in France

“Optus is very excited to be supporting the Matildas on their quest for the Women’s World Cup in France next month," said Optus' deputy CEO Kelly Bayer Rosmarin. 

"We will all be watching on proudly as the women take the field to represent Australia in the biggest tournament in women's football.

“Optus is proud to play its part by giving every school-aged child the opportunity to watch these role models show us what is possible through sport.”

About Optus Sport

All the Optus Sport action can be viewed on the big-screen via Fetch, Apple TV, Apple Airplay, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV or Xbox, or on-the-go via tablets, mobile, desktop or laptop.

Optus Sport is available as an optional extra on eligible Optus plans for no extra cost. Non-Optus customers and Optus customers who are ineligible for a monthly subscription at no extra cost may subscribe to Optus Sport for $14.99 per month.

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How to Watch FIFA Women's World Cup 2019