Street entertainers will keep fans happy as they head to Auckland’s Eden Park for the last New Zealand-hosted match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Tournament organisers expect more than 40,000 fans to attend the semi-final between Spain and Sweden, starting at 8pm on Tuesday August 15.
From 6pm, tournament mascot Tazuni, the football-loving penguin, will greet spectators with other performers including Tinsel monsters (The Human Agency), LED suit roaming dancers (Vosperton), eight-piece big band (Auckland City Scoundrels) and multiple face painters (BodyFX).
Main photo: Tazuni will continue her crowd-pleasing antics at Eden Park.
Game to be played on Tuesday August 15, 2023
FIFA Women’s World Cup semi-final
Spain v Sweden
Eden Park, Auckland, 8pm (NZT)
Auckland City Scoundrels
Auckland Fans Festival
Football fans can watch the semi-final on the big screen at Auckland’s FIFA Fan Festival at Queen’s Wharf.
Live entertainment will be provided before the match by New Zealand band Coterie at 6.15pm.