The wait is over as the Socceroos prepare to kick off their 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign against France in Qatar.
Australian opening match at the Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah starts at 6am on Wednesday (Sydney time), which means you can watch it before work or school. The Socceroos’ group stage is followed by matches against Tunisia (Saturday in the very friendly prime-time at 9:00 p.m.) and Denmark (Thursday, December 1, at 02:00 a.m. night time).
With all World Cup matches on SBS live and on demandyou can always stay home and watch the game on TV from your couch (or on your phone in bed).
But if you feel like getting out, here are some places in Sydney to catch all the action:
Ritz Cinema, Randwick
The art deco beauty will play all day Socceroos matches on the big screen. All tickets are $10, which includes a small popcorn.
Hotel Coogee Bay
Not far away, in the “locals’ place”, most of the World Cup matches in the group stage it will be “live and loud”. The matches will be broadcast at the three hotel venues and there will also be a goal competition and other games.