Football Federation Australia (FFA) has agreed to extend their partnership with Westfield as the leading sponsor for the Australian women’s national soccer team.
The Matildas, who are set to embark on the FIFA Women’s World Cup in a month, have been backed further by Westfield for a further two years.
The FFA and Westfield’s new owner Scentre Group has kept a long-running deal alive that began in 2008 – where the women’s game has grown in leaps and bounds,
The women’s teams will be continue to be referred to as the Westfield Matildas, Westfield Young Matildas and Westfield Junior Matildas, while the W-League will also feature Westfield in it’s name.
“We are very excited that Westfield will continue supporting women’s football in Australia and we look forward to working closely with everyone at Scentre Group as we seek to innovate and continue to grow the game in Australia,” – David Gallop, Chief Executive of the FFA.
“The sponsorship connects our communities with the sport they love through memorable player experiences in our living centres and exclusive opportunities at Westfield Matildas matches. I would encourage other business leaders to get involved and foster the continued growth of women’s sport in this country.” – Scentre Group Chief Executive, Peter Allen.