Vancouver’s Empire Field will have its soccer surface upgraded in the coming weeks ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™. The historic site features two training fields that will be used by the national teams in June and July, both of which will meet the FIFA Recommended 2 Star requirements for international competition.
Empire Field is... [Read more]
To mark 30 days until FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015TM kicks off in Edmonton, the official training sites have been revealed for all six host cities. Canada 2015’s 18 training sites are part of Legacies for Canada and will contribute to the competition’s positive legacy for Canadians for years to come.
Vancouver’s training sites will host some of the world’s
International Women’s Day? It might as well have been International Women’s Week in Vancouver, as the FIFA Women’s
World Cup Canada 2015™ Vancouver General Manager appeared at a number of events celebrating women in the local community.
The City of Vancouver hosted an event recognizing local high performance female athletes with an aim to empower women in... [Read more]
Thursday 26 February marked 100 days until the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ kicks off in Canada and to celebrate the occasion we held a public event to ‘Welcome the World’ at Vancouver International Airport.
The event featured soccer freestylers and Taiko drumming performances by Katari Taiko, a nod to the reigning world champions Japan, who will begin their title defense in Vancouver... [Read more]
Please join us to celebrate 100 DAYS TO A GREATER GOALTM for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015TM!
Activities will include:
- Media event at YVR
- Japanese Drummers
- Soccer freestylers
- Celebratory cupcakes
- …and more!
Happy New Year Vancouver soccer fans!
2015 is finally upon us, which means it is only a matter of time until the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ kicks off. With nine games at BC Place Stadium, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Vancouverites to witness soccer of this calibre on home soil.
So you don’t miss out on the action, we’ve compiled the top 5 key Vancouver... [Read more]
Following the excitement of the Official Draw, Shuéme lead the Santa Claus Parade through downtown Vancouver Sunday afternoon with a group of over 80 local youth soccer players. Players from local clubs including North Shore Girls Soccer Club, Cliff Avenue United, Abbotsford Magnuson Ford Soccer Club and Vancouver United walked with Shuéme in the annual Santa Claus... [Read more]
The countdown to the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Canada 2015™ will begin on 6 December, when the city of Ottawa hosts the Final Draw.
Given that a record 129 nations entered the qualifiers and that the finals will, for the very first time, feature 24 teams – eight more than at Germany 2011 – it seems fitting that the draw will unfold in the setting of the Canadian Museum of... [Read more]
The UEFA playoff for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 kicks off Saturday 22 November in Den Haag, Netherlands. The playoff series will confirm the eighth and final European team for next year’s final competition: either Netherlands or Italy, with the deciding return leg to be played five days later in Verona, Italy on 27 November 2014.
READ the FIFA.com... [Read more]