Work begins at Hindmarsh Stadium ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™

Upgrades to Coopers Stadium have commenced in preparation for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023™. The South Australian State Government recently announced funding of $52 million to upgrade the stadium as part of the commitment to host games for one of the largest events on the planet.  

Improvements that will be made include:

  • Refurbishment of change rooms 
  • New shade covering on Eastern grandstand 
  • Full replacement of the pitch
  • New arena lighting
  • New media and corporate facilities
  • Upgraded sound system 
  • Upgrade LED system 
  • New turnstiles 
  • New function space in Eastern grandstand
  • Two new video replay screens

This investment will breathe new life into the iconic Adelaide venue, and will enhance the experience for fans that will arrive on our doorstep for the tournament.

Seven Australian cities and eight stadia were chosen after an intense review process, with Adelaide awarded rights as one of the 5 Australian host cities for the expanded version of the quadrennial world championship for women’s football which will see 32 nations compete for world championship honours in front of a massive global audience.