Ministry of Sport

Australia To Receive Full Coverage of FIFA Women’s World Cup From Optus Sport

With 100 days to go until the first ball is kicked at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, Optus Sport has announced its broadcasting plans for the tournament.

Optus Sport will be the only place to watch all 52 matches live; with 40 of these matches exclusive.

The live coverage will be complemented each day by a live preview and review show plus every match available on demand.

Optus Sport will have three crews in France during the tournament, one which will be dedicated to covering the Matildas, in addition to a main hosting studio.

“Optus is committed to taking the investment in women’s sport to a new level for Australian broadcasters when the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup gets underway in June,” Optus’ Head of TV and Content, Corin Dimopoulos said.

“There will be more than 100 live programs on Optus Sport, plus we anticipate adding over 1000 pieces of content, including the popular mini matches, news updates, feature stories and behind the scene moments from France.

“We are committed to showcasing not only a high-quality production but delivering the best Women’s World Cup broadcast experience for all of our customers.”

Customers with an Optus Sport subscription will be able to access:

  • All 52 games of the FIFA Women’s World Cup live and on demand
  • 40 matches exclusively
  • Preview show and review show produced and delivered live by Optus Sport
  • Mini matches from every match
  • All games available on the big screen or on-the-go

Optus Sport’s broadcast team will be announced in the lead up to the tournament.

Shaun Carney

Shaun Carney