Football Australia has confirmed the match schedule for the Australia Cup 2023 Round of 16, featuring several intriguing clashes across four Match Days, as Isuzu UTE A-League Men and National Premier League (NPL) sides battle it out for a place in the competition’s Quarter Finals.  

All eight Round of 16 fixtures will be played between 26 and 30 August following the successful completion of the Round of 32 on rest days during the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023TM.

Sydney United 58 FC (NSW) will host Brisbane Roar FC to kick off the Round of 16 on 26 August, following their recent victories over Broadmeadow Magic FC (NNSW) and Newcastle Jets respectively. It will be followed by an all Isuzu UTE A-League affair at Jack Edwards Reserve, Oakleigh on 27 August as Melbourne City FC take on the Wellington Phoenix.

Match Day 3 will see fixtures across three states on 29 August, with Melbourne Knights FC (VIC) and Campbelltown City SC (SA) going head-to-head at Sunshine North, Victoria in an all-NPL fixture. MetroStars (SA) will be looking to continue their Cup run against Inter Lions FC from NSW League One, with both teams coming off strong performances in the Round of 32. While after a blistering start to the Final Rounds, the Western Sydney Wanderers FC will play out of Marconi Stadium, Bossley Park as they face their Isuzu UTE A-League compatriots, Adelaide United.

A Sydney derby headlines Match Day 4, with APIA Leichhardt FC (NSW) taking on Sydney FC at Leichhardt Oval, while the Gold Coast Knights FC (QLD) will also be searching for a cupset over the travelling Western United FC at the Croatian Sports Centre, Carrara. In the other fixture, Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC will host Australia Cup stalwarts, Heidelberg United FC at a venue to be confirmed.

The draw for the Australia 2023 Round of 16 will take place LIVE on 10 Play following their coverage of the APIA Leichhardt FC v Sydney FC clash on Wednesday 30 August, where the Quarter Finals scheduled for 13, 16 and 17 September will be revealed.

All Australia Cup 2023 Final Rounds matches will be streamed LIVE and FREE on 10 Play, with thanks to Football Australia’s Broadcast Partner, Paramount ANZ.


Australia Cup 2023 – Round of 16 Fixtures:

Match Day 1 – Saturday 26 August 
Date Home Team  Away Team Venue Kick-off 
Sat 26 Aug Sydney United 58 FCBrisbane Roar FCSydney United Sports Centre, Edensor Park, NSW2.00pm AEST 
Match Day 2 – Sunday 27 August 
Sun 27 Aug Melbourne City FCWellington Phoenix FCJack Edwards Reserve, Oakleigh, VIC2.00pm AEST 
Match Day 3 – Tuesday 29 August 
Tues 29 Aug Melbourne Knights FCCampbelltown City SCKnights Stadium, Sunshine North, VIC 7.30pm AEST 
Tues 29 Aug Western Sydney Wanderers FCAdelaide United FCMarconi Stadium, Bossley Park, NSW7.30pm AEST 
Tues 29 Aug MetroStars SCInter Lions FC TK Shutter Reserve, Klemzig, SA7.30pm AEST, 7:00pm local 
Match Day 4 – Wednesday 30 August 
Wed 30 Aug APIA Leichhardt FCSydney FCLeichhardt Oval, Lilyfield, NSW7.30pm AEST 
Wed 30 Aug Gold Coast Knights FCWestern United FCCroatian Sports Centre, Carrara, QLD 7.30pm AEST 
Wed 30 Aug Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC Heidelberg United FCTBC7.30pm AEST 

Australia Cup 2023 Final Rounds Match Schedule Summary  


Round of 16*  Quarter Finals**  Semi-Finals**  Final  
8 matches, 1 week4 matches, 1 week  2 matches, 1 week  1 match  
Sat 26 August  Wed 13 September  Sat 23 September  Sat 7 October  
Sun 27 August  Sat 16 September  Sun 24 September     
Tues 29 August  Sun 17 September  Wed 27 September     
Wed 30 August