Oi! Aussies! We desperately need a new chant to inspire the Matildas to Women’s World Cup glory

Matildas fans have a massive problem at this year’s Women’s World Cup – and it’s not Sam Kerr’s left calf.

While England, Scotland and Ireland all have chants that fans can sing or scream in unison, Australian fans are left with the somewhat dull “Aussie, Aussie, Aussie … Oi, Oi, Oi” – which in terms of creativity matches the US team supporters’ chant of … “USA! USA! USA!”

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It prompted Guardian Australia’s own Matilda Boseley to pen this special number, in the hope of encouraging a broader musical outpouring for the national team with which she shares a name.

With progression to the knockout stages on the cards as the Matildas take on Nigeria in their second match in Brisbane on Thursday, we want to hear your chants too.

If you’ve got an idea for a new Matildas chant, record it and send it to us or write up the lyrics and send it, or post it in the comments below.

Submissions can be sent to: australia@theguardian.com

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