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After a tumultuous start to the year, the Matildas opened 2019 with a bang, claiming victory over the Football Ferns at the Cup of Nations on Thursday night.
Seventeen years to the day since Brazil beat Australia 2-1 at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, the Matildas have returned the favour in Newcastle with a 3-2 win.
Emily Van Egmond says the Matildas are relishing the opportunity to showcase their ‘exciting’ brand of football in front of some bumper crowds on home soil.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) has announced that the Matildas will face Brazil this September in a two-match International Series at Pepper Stadium, Penrith (Saturday 16 September) and McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle (Tuesday 19 September).
Australian coach Alen Stajcic has backed his charges to bounce back against Germany in tomorrow’s crucial women’s football clash at Arena Corinthians.
Eighteen Australian footballers united by the goal of climbing onto the Rio 2016 Olympic podium are heading to Brazil after the final women’s squad was announced today.