A name change and a new Olympic uniform for Australia's national women's football team.
By
Ann Odong, Presented by
Danielle Warby

Source:
The Women's Game
26 Jul 2016 - 2:55 PM  UPDATED 27 Jul 2016 - 6:29 AM

The Matildas have landed in Sao Paulo and are now officially a part of the Australian Olympic Team. 

While many supporters know the team as the “Matildas”, during the Olympic tournament the team will be known as the Australian Women’s Football Team... or the team formally known as the Matildas. To be honest, we'll probably just keen using that name, we don't want to confuse you all. 

The name change also comes with a spiffy new kit.

The usual Nike kit has been replaced with an Adidas kit, the official uniform sponsor of the Australian Olympic Team.

The new kit sees the disappearance of the FFA logo and replacement with the Australian Coat of Arms in the badge area.

If recent photos from training are to go by, it will be a sharp new look for the team, although there is no indication whether the training kit will be the same as the game day uniform.

The Matildas' opening match against will be against Canada on 3 August 2016. That's 4am, 4th August AEST.


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