Westfield Matildas announce open training session in Newcastle

The Westfield Matildas are just two games away from qualifying for this year’s Olympic Games and take on Vietnam in Newcastle on Friday, March 6.

And ahead of the vital match for Ante Milicic’s squad, the players will open the gates to their training session, with fans getting the chance to be up close and personal with their Westfield Matildas heroes.

The training session will be held at the No.2 Sportsground, Newcastle on Wednesday 4 March, just two days before the first leg of the Women’s Olympic Football qualifier against Vietnam.

Gates will open at 4:45pm, with the Westfield Matildas to hit the pitch shortly afterwards.

Following the session fans will get the chance to get an autograph, pose for a photo or just wish the squad the best ahead of the two-match series.

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Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Play-Off

Australia v Vietnam (Home Leg)
Date: Friday, 6 March 2020
Kick-off: 6.30pm AEDT
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Tickets: www.matildas.com.au
Broadcast: Live on FOX SPORTS, Kayo Sports, ABC iview (delayed on ABC TV) and the My Football Live App 
The match will also be streamed LIVE on YouTube for viewers outside of Australia and Vietnam​​​​​​​

Vietnam v Australia (Away Leg)
Date: Wednesday, 11 March 2020
Kick-off: 6.00pm local; 10pm AEDT
Venue: Cẩm Phả Stadium, Cẩm Phả, Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam
Tickets: TBA
Broadcast: TBA 

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