The Ball in Australia

Event Details


Monday 31st of July to Thursday August 3rd in cooperation with City in the Community, the charitable arm of Melbourne City Football Club:

Monday, 31st of July: 6:30pm – The Lions of Afghanistan Women’s National Team in Exile at Robert Barret Reserve Maribyernong, Melbourne.

Tuesday, 1st of August: 1:00pm – Casey Fields (Melbourne City F.C.). Meet the MFC players

+ 3:00pm to 4:15pm – Casey Fields Primary School outdoor workshop. Age group: 10 – 12 years of age.

Wednesday, 2nd of August: 8.30am to 11am – Port Phillip Prison rehabilitation project workshop. Group Camp, 451 Dohertys Rd, Truganina VIC 3029

+ 2pm to 4pm – North Melbourne Street Soccer Program workshop. North Melbourne Community Centre, Boundary Rd, North Melbourne Victoria 3051

+ 8pm to 10pm – Jamaica vs Brazil – FIFA World Cup match. Melbourne Rectangular Stadium – AAMI Park

Thursday, 3rd of August: 1:00pm to 3:00pm – Visit and workshop with The Big Issue Women’s Street Soccer Program (supporting disadvantaged and marginalised women – using the sport to tackle homelessness and mental illness). Women’s North Melbourne Community Centre, Boundary Rd, North Melbourne Victoria 3051

+3:00pm – Visit the Melbourne City Powerchair Team. Melbourne Sports Centres – Parkville 4.3(355) Sports complex, 10 Brens Drive Parkville.


August 6th to 13th: Workshops with youth leaders from football for good organisations from across the globe and middle managers from Oceania Football Confederation (OFC)
as part of Festival 23: that Football United is organising.


August 14th to 19th: Workshops with Vasse SC


August 20: FIFA Women’s World Cup Final in Sydney