Australia is honored to become a host for setting a two-game friendly series between the U.S. and Australian women’s national team for the first time in 21 years, states in mlb.com.
All the details have been agreed, so the first match is scheduled to play at Sydney’s Stadium on the 27th of November while the second meeting will occur at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, north of Sydney, on the 30the of November.
As it’s actually a historical event, there is no doubt that both stadiums will be crowded with soccer fans, and, luckily, it will be allowed despite the Covid-19 issues. The thing is, both cities, where matches are scheduled to be played, have recently come out of extended lockdowns during the pandemic.
It should be mentioned that earlier the Australian team got the victory against the Brazilians. For the U.S. crew it’s the first tour ahead of the 2023 World Cup, which will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
The last meeting between the Americans and Australians was the bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics in August, which the U.S. women won 4-3.
Moreover, soccer Australia chief executive James Johnson declared that hosting the American team may be a good rehearsal before the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023.