• Saturday Aug 17, 2013

    FIFA completes tour of Canadian Women's World Cup sites

    OTTAWA -- FIFA concluded Saturday its six-day site visit to four of the six cities in Canada that will host

    the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

     

    "It has been wonderful to have our FIFA counterparts in Canada as part of our site visits for the FIFA

    Women's World Cup Canada 2015," said National Organising Committee Chief Executive Officer Peter

    Montopoli. "This week has provided us with the opportunity to meet key stakeholders in the Official Host

    Cities across the country and discuss the progress made on the road to Canada 2015."

     

    The tour included visits to stadiums and facilities in Ottawa, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vancouver. The

    tournament, which will take place June 6 – July 5, 2015, will also be played in Montreal and Moncton.

    "The FIFA Women's World Cup is a great platform to advance the women's game worldwide and in

    the host nation," said Tatjana Haenni, Deputy Director of Competitions for Women's Football. "As

    a multicultural country, Canada will welcome the world and prove to be a great host for the world's

    preeminent 24-team competition."

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