Fox Sports looks to have cemented itself as the main broadcaster for women’s football in Australia with its scheduled live broadcasts of the 2017 Tournament of Nations.
All three of the Matildas’ matches against world no. 1 United States, world no. 6 Japan and world no. 8 Brazil will be shown on the pay tv station.
The Matildas first clash will be against current World Champions, the United States and be live on Fox Sports 505 with the coverage commencing right on kick off at 12pm next Friday, 28 July.
Meanwhile the matches against the Japan and Brazil will be of Fox Sports 503 and Fox Sports 505, respectively. Fox Sports has also scheduled most of the other matches in the 4 nations tournament meaning Australians will be able to watch the full schedule of games.
Currently it appears that there will be no free-to-air broadcasting of the Tournament of Nations matches.
As well Fox Sports, the Tournament of Nations will be available on the Fox Go app.
The Australian based players have departed for the United States today where they will meet up with their Asian, European and American counterparts for a short camp in Seattle before their opening match of the tournament.
The Women’s Game will have full coverage of the Matildas participation in the Tournament of Nations.
GOALKEEPERS: Lydia Williams (Melbourne City / Houston Dash), Mackenzie Arnold (Brisbane Roar)
DEFENDERS:, Steph Catley (Melbourne City / Orlando Pride), Ellie Carpenter (WS Wanderers), Clare Polkinghorne (Brisbane Roar), Alanna Kennedy (Sydney FC), Caitlin Cooper (WS Wanderers), Gema Simon (Newcastle United / Avaldsnes IL), Laura Alleway
MIDFIELDERS: Alex Chidiac (Adelaide United), Katrina Gorry (Brisbane Roar/ Vegalta Sendai), Elise Kellond-Knight (Turbine Potsdam), Emily van Egmond (Wolfsburg), Chloe Logarzo (Newcastle Jets / Avaldsnes IL), Tameka Butt (Klepp)
FORWARDS: Lisa De Vanna, Caitlin Foord (Sydney FC / Vegalta Sendai), Emily Gielnik (Brisbane Roar / Avaldsnes IL), Sam Kerr (Perth Glory / Sky Blue FC), Hayley Raso (Canberra United / Portland Thorns), Princess Ibini (Sydney FC)
USA v Australia
Century Link Field, Seattle
Kick-Off 7:00pm local time (12:00pm AEST Friday 28 July)
LIVE: Fox Sports 505
Japan v Australia
Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego
Kick-Off 2:15pm local time (7:15am AEST Monday 31 July)
LIVE: Fox Sports 503
Australia v Brazil
StubHub Center, Carson
Kick-Off 4:15pm local time (9:15am AEST Friday 4 August)
LIVE: Fox Sports 505