Officials from the People's Republic of China and Denmark have touched down in Perth following the FIFA official draw in Auckland on the weekend, which determined that 9 of the World Cup's 32 participating teams will compete in Perth as part of the 2023 tournament.
The teams coming to Western Australia as part of the 5-match series include:
The month-long FIFAWWC 2023 will be the biggest in history, kicking off across Australia and New Zealand on 20 July 2023.
The primary training ground for the FIFAWWC will be the $40 million State Football Centre, which is being jointly funded by the State Government and Australian Government.
The centre will be a world-class sporting facility catering to all levels of the sport, from grassroots to high-performance development.
The State Government is also investing $35 million to deliver upgrades to the Perth Rectangular Stadium, which will be the venue for all 5 matches.
These works include upgrades to the lighting, the pitch, the player amenities, the power supply, along with temporary infrastructure to accommodate the anticipated number of World Cup spectators — such as additional seating and facilities for players, media, and patrons.
The State Government is also contributing $200,000 to match the Australian Government's election pledge of $200,000 towards upgrades to West Perth's Dorrien Gardens sports ground, which has also been selected by FIFA as a training location.
The full list of Perth matches includes:
FIFAWWC 2023 tickets are on sale now
Do not submit enquiries with this form.