FIPFA Powerchair Football World Cup kicks off this Sunday

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The eagerly awaited 2023 FIPFA Powerchair Football World Cup is set to commence this Sunday, October 15, 2023, in Sydney, Australia.

The world’s top powerchair football teams are ready to showcase their exceptional skill, determination, and sportsmanship on the international stage.

Teams from 10 nations will compete passionately over the next week, vying for the esteemed title of Powerchair Football World Champions. The tournament promises thrilling matches and unforgettable moments, embodying the true spirit of inclusivity and accessibility in sports.

“We’re thrilled to witness the start of the 2023 FIPFA Powerchair Football World Cup,” said FIPFA President Ricky Stevenson. “This event represents the pinnacle of powerchair football and the dedication of athletes who have overcome challenges to be here. It’s a celebration of unity, sportsmanship, and the love for the game.”

The Australia Local Organising Committee, under the leadership of Dr Andy Harper, has meticulously prepared for this global spectacle. “We’ve worked tirelessly to ensure a seamless and memorable tournament,” said Dr. Harper, Chair of the Australia Local Organising Committee. “Sydney is ready to welcome the world, and we anticipate an exceptional display of talent and passion.”

The opening match between host nation Australia and the USA on Sunday (kick-off 1pm local) will set the stage for the intense competition that lies ahead. Fans around the world are urged to tune in and witness the excitement as powerchair football athletes compete at the highest level.

Stay updated with the latest scores, highlights, and event news by visiting the official tournament website at