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."