Returning to Sydney for the second time in under twelve months, the Seven Consulting Opals are set to hit the Quaycentre for the 2023 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, which tips off this Monday night.
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Sitting in Group B, Australia will face Philippines (ranked #42), Chinese Taipei (#33) and reigning Champions, Japan (#9) in the Group Phase.
Australia’s campaign will tip off on day one with a matchup against the Philippines on Monday at 7:30pm AEST.
The FIBA Women’s Asia Cup will be broadcast live on ESPN – available to watch in Australia across Kayo Sports, Foxtel and Fetch TV.
International viewers can tune in on the FIBA YouTube channel and on the FIBA TV app, Courtside1891.
Chloe Bibby, Chantel Horvat and Amy Atwell will don the green and gold for the Opals for the first time and will make their debut in front of friends and family.
Led by Captain Tess Madgen, Australia will be looking to return to the podium for the Asia Cup, previously winning bronze at the 2021 Asia Cup tournament.
The FIBA Women’s Asia Cup will take place at Sydney Olympic Park. The Park is located 18km from Sydney airport and 14km from the CBD. Olympic Park Station (T7) is the closest station to the venue. Trains operate every 10 minutes between Lidcombe Station and Olympic Park Station.
The journey from Central Station is approximately 30 minutes and 18 minutes from Parramatta Station.
Please visit Transport NSW for daily updates on bus services to and from Sydney Olympic Park.
For those needing to drive P3 and P4 are the closest car parks to Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre.
Accessible parking information is available here.