Fans will sing for the Western Sydney Wanderers in the early hours of the morning on Sunday 2 November at a live site and watch the game on a 4.8 by 2.4 metre outdoor screen as the Wanderers take on Al Hilal in the AFC Champions League Final (ACL).
Parramatta City Council decided, at Monday night’s Council meeting, to partner with the Western Sydney Wanderers and FOX SPORTS to host the live site for the ACL Final for the first time in Parramatta.
Deputy Lord Mayor Cr Steven Issa who lobbied to secure the live site said it is a great opportunity for activation and promotion of our city.
“I’m so happy to hear the live site will go ahead. With fans now being able to collectively share their support, I’m sure the energy and enthusiasm will make the event a memorable occasion.
“Our community in Western Sydney has passionately embraced the Wanderers with their continued support and enthusiasm at every game.
“The live site will provide an opportunity for fans to come together and share their support in a family-friendly atmosphere.
“We invite families from all over Sydney to come along and share their support for a hugely successful team that we should all be proud of.”
Lord Mayor of Parramatta Cr Scott Lloyd said he is proud of the Club’s achievements and he is confident the Wanderers will continue to be a success.
“Council tributes FOX SPORTS for its dedication to growing the sport of football and thanks them for providing the opportunity for a live public broadcast of the ACL Final for Western Sydney football fans to celebrate this very unique occasion.
“I’d also like to thank Deputy Lord Mayor Cr Steven Issa for his continued support and lobbying effort to bring the live site to Parramatta.”
LIVE CROSS WITH THE TEAM: There will be a live cross to the Wanderers players in Saudi Arabia from the Foundations Festival on Sunday 2 November at 8.15pm, Rosella concert stage, along Church Street, Parramatta.