Following this deal, Optus has been named the official supporter of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia & New Zealand.
We're proud to announce @Optus as an Official Supporter of the FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™️.— Optus Sport (@OptusSport) June 22, 2023
Optus has reaffirmed its commitment to investing in women's sport, following on from #OptusSport becoming an Official Broadcaster of the tournament.#FIFAWWC
This relationship builds on Optus’ previous participation as an official broadcaster of the competition through Optus Sport and is an important leap towards its commitment to supporting women’s sports and motivating the next generation.
Optus is strengthening its commitment to promoting women’s sports and establishing itself as one of the main proponents in Australia by increasing its support for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. In addition to utilising Optus Sport as the official broadcaster for all 64 games, Optus will now advertise its selection of telecom services in its capacity as an official supporter.
FIFA Secretary General, Fatma Samoura, said, “We are delighted to have Optus on board as an Official Supporter of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Their commitment to women’s sport and their role as official supporter and broadcaster demonstrates their dedication to promoting gender equality and inspiring millions around the world. Together, we will showcase the incredible talent and passion of the women’s game, leaving a lasting impact on generations to come.”
Cam Luby, Head of Consumer Marketing at Optus, said, “The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will be the ultimate celebration of the extraordinary talent in the women’s game. World-class athletes will perform on the global stage, making history in the biggest women’s sporting event ever. For young Australians especially, it’s where inspiration will start and possibilities will be realised. The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will inspire the next generation to say yes to their dreams and achieve great things. It’s a privilege to be recognised as both an official supporter and broadcaster of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.”
The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 is expected to enthral viewers all around the world, rekindle interest in women’s football, and pave the way for a more promising future. This legendary competition is ready to promote ambitions, inspire countless people, and change the face of women’s sports with Optus as a committed backer.
Australia international and Optus ambassador, Steph Catley, said, “This is the biggest moment in sport in Australia since Sydney 2000. I remember watching those as a kid and getting so much inspiration from those athletes. Women’s football has been on the rise for years and this is the pinnacle moment in women’s sport in Australia. People should watch the best players in the world play on home soil.”
Australians can watch every match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 live and on-demand on Optus Sport, along with premium mini-matches and highlights, and knowledgeable coverage from top Australian and international football and media figures.