Tour Summary

The Green & Gold Army is travelling to Uzbekistan to support the Matildas and you are invited to join all the fun!

After an epic FIFA Women’s World Cup AUS/NZL 2023 performance the Matildas travel to Tashkent for the first leg of their Paris Olympics Playoff with Uzbekistan. The Matildas will be full of confidence after their World Cup heroics. However, they will be playing in a new environment against a much improved Uzbekistan who are currently inside the top 50 of the official FIFA rankings. This is a tour not to be missed.

From the moment GGA guests arrive in Tashkent our dedicated and experienced team will be there to ensure all guests have a premium football tourism adventure.

We are excited to be heading to Uzbekistan for this Paris Olympics Women’s Football Playoff match. It is a great opportunity to support the Matildas on the away terrace and take in some fascinating tourism experiences. Uzbekistan has famous cultural sites including the glittering turquoise domes of Registan Square in Samarkand, breathtaking mosques and ancient silk road history to explore. Our tour includes the best of Uzbekistan’s tourism highlights which when combined with supporting the Matildas makes for a wonderful tourism experience.

Our packages are lead by experienced GGA Tour Staff/local Guides and include 6 nights 4.5-star accommodation, all breakfasts, the Matildas AFC Paris Olympics Playoff Match Uzbekistan v Australia, all transfers/transport, 1 welcome event, 3 other group dinners and lunches, 5 epic cultural/tourism guided activities and much more.

And best of all, tour guests will share this experience with other football loving Matildas fans, the best football fans in the world. The fellowship and lifetime friendships forged on Green & Gold Army tours is one of the legacy highlights of our programs. Guests get to enjoy the thrill of supporting the Matildas on the away terrace and with new found friends forged in the passion and love of football, the greatest game in the world.


  • 6 nights premium 4 star hotel accommodation (including early check in & late check out if required)

  • Fully escorted by experienced Tour Leader/Guides

  • All ground transportation (a mix of guided tube/luxury bus/coach/private van/cars)

  • Traditional Tour Welcome Dinner/Drinks Event at at Prime Restaurant Tashkent

  • Attendance at Matildas Training (subject to FA Approval)

  • 5 guided tourism activities in Tashkent and Samarkand (including 3 lunches)

  • 2 x Group Dinners (Emirkhan Restaurant, Samarkand & Khan Chapan Restaurant, Tashkent)

  • Match Ticket 24 February: Uzbekistan v Australia

  • Best of all, a group of passionate Matildas fans to share the experience with


TourOccupancy Price
2024 Olympic QualifierDouble (King Bed)$3,750
2024 Olympic QualifierTwin (Two Queen Beds)$3,750
2024 Olympic QualifierSingle Traveller Match$3,750
2024 Olympic QualifierSingle (Own Room)$4,750

Instalments & Notes

  • Full payment is required within 48 hours of booking.

  • Guests who have travelled with GGA previously enjoy a Loyalty Discount of $300.

  • Solo Traveller Match Program: we’ll match you with a person of similar age and gender to room share to keep the price down. Twin share pricing applies. 25% of our travellers did this 2018 Russia and 2022 Qatar and it was a highly successful program. You can select this option during the booking process.

  • International flights are not included in the package price and are to be arranged independently at an additional cost. Need help with your flights? Contact us worldcup@ggarmy.com and we can assist.

Macro Itinerary

The tour itinerary has been designed to seamlessly blend football, culture, tourism highlights and social activities. We understand football is the primary reason you are on tour and plenty of time has been scheduled for you to explore Tashkent and Samarkand under your own steam or take some time out.

Monday 19 February: The GGArmy Group flight arrives in Tashkent at 02:35. Guests transfer to our Tashkent hotel and immediately check in and then enjoy some sleep/rest after the long air journey to Tashkent. From 11:00 guests will enjoy a guided tour of the Tashkent Old City (including a casual late lunch) visiting the Khasti Imam complex, Barak Khan Madrasah, Tilla Sheikh Mosque famous Koran Osman & golden hair of Prophet Muhammad. In the early evening guests will enjoy our tour welcome Dinner and Drinks at the Prime Restaurant, Tashkent. A feast awaits.
Overnight Tashkent

Tuesday 20 February: Guests will catch an early morning fast train service from Tashkent to Samarkand where the tour spends the next 2 nights. From 11:00 guests will enjoy a guided Samarkand city tour (including lunch at Samarkand Restaurant) and visiting Registan Square, Bibi-Khanum Mosque, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis & Gur-Emir Mausoleum. In the early evening guests will enjoy a group dinner at Emirkhan Restaurant.
Overnight Samarkand

Wednesday 21 February: From 10:00 guests will enjoy a day tour of the surrounding Samarkand region visiting Ulugbek Observatory, Afrasiab Museum (including lunch at Afrasiab Restaurant), Mausoleum of Kh. Daniyar and also experiencing local village lifestyle. The evening is free to explore the Samarkand old city restaurants and bazar.
Overnight Samarkand

Thursday 22 February: Guests will catch a mid-morning fast train service from Samarkand back to Tashkent in time to observe the Matildas (subject to FA approval) afternoon training session. In the evening guests are free to explore Tashkent’s old city restaurants and bazaars.
Overnight Tashlent

Friday 23 February: From 10:30 guests will enjoy a day tour of Tashkent (including lunch at the Karavan Restaurant) visiting the Opera and Ballet Theatres, Alisher Navoi, Amir Timur Square & Monument, Tashkent Chimes, Palace of Forums, “Broadway” alley of Artists and the Museum of Applied Arts. In the evening our Group Dinner (Khan Chapan Restaurant) will include a special guest and a preview of the 1st leg AFC Women’s Paris Olympics playoff match Uzbekistan v Australia.
Overnight Tashkent

Saturday 24 February: It is match day. After a free evening Guests will transfer to the stadium and support the Matildas in their do or die 1st leg AFC Women’s Paris Olympics Qualifier vs Uzbekistan. In the evening the group will celebrate a big Matildas win at the Uzbegim Restaurant.
Overnight Tashkent 

Sunday 25 February: All good things come to an end. Today is departure day. It will be a time to reflect on the wonderful experiences you enjoyed on tour but also cherishing the new friendships you have forged. The GGArmy group flight departs in the early evening so guests who choose to travel on our group flight will enjoy a late check out from the accommodation in Tashkent.

What you can expect to experience travelling with Green & Gold Army 

2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar

2019 FIFA World Cup France