Get ready sports fans! One of soccer’s biggest events is heading Down Under for a month of fierce global competition this winter, and the Harbour Bridge will be part of the action!
On Sunday 25 June, the coathanger will close to traffic and open to soccer tragics instead, who will walk, jog and dance their way across the harbour to powerful drum beats marking 25 days until kick-off.
Locals are encourage to register for the event, before FREE limited ticket allocations are exhausted.
“Football unites the world,” said FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura today, “and this month on the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge the power of our game to bring people together will once again be showcased.”
“This FIFA Women’s World Cup will truly be a unique event and a once-in-a-lifetime experience.”
Sydney will host more than 11 matches across two venues, including the Australian team’s opener against the Republic of Ireland and the final a month later. Games will also be played in Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, as well as Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and Hamilton.
he event is expected to deliver millions of tourism dollars to the NSW economy.
Minister for Jobs and Tourism, John Graham, said: “The FIFA Women’s World Cup is another mega event for Sydney, attracting thousands of visitors from around the world and millions of dollars in visitor expenditure for the state.”
“NSW is ready to host football fans, families and visitors in Sydney to cheer on their favourite team at one of the biggest tournaments in the world.”