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FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Is Here!


Vancouver is hosting nine matches including the finals

Vancouver BC, June 5, 2015 – The wait is finally over as the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 kicks off tomorrow at 3PM (PST) with Canada hosting China PR at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.  The first matches in Vancouver, a double header, are scheduled for Monday June 8 at 4PM (Japan vs Switzerland) and 7PM (Cameroon vs Equador).

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 is a month long 52 match tournament and to help those traveling to Vancouver British Columbia to watch the matches taking place at BC Place, FIFA and the City of Vancouver have put together some great resources to ensure you have the best possible experience. 
Visit: http://vancouver.fwwc2015.ca for travel information pertaining to all the matches in Vancouver as well as for Women’s World Cup stories, videos, pictures and of course for ticket sales.

For all those fans in Vancouver who want to cheer on the Canadian Women’s National Team and for those who can’t make a  match, the Fan Zone is the place to go.  The Fan Zone will be located at Larwill Park which is near the corner of West Georgia and Cambie Street (walking distance to BC Place).  The Fan Zone will be open 12 days during the tournament including all of the Canadian Women’s National Team matches.  The zone will feature live music from Canadian bands, sponsor activations, a beer garden, and a wide range of food and drinks.  There will also be a jumbo screen to ensure fans don’t miss any  of the on field action.  For more information on the Fan Zone and for a complete list of the dates the Fan Zone will be open please visit: http://vancouver.fwwc2015.ca/fifa-fan-zone/

BC Soccer looks forward to seeing everyone out supporting the entire Canadian Women’s National and especially BC’s own Sophie Schmidt, Christine Sinclair, Katrina LeBlanc, Emily Zurrer and BC Referee Michelle Pye!

About BC Soccer

BC Soccer is the provincial sport governing body responsible for the promotion and development of the game in British Columbia. The professional not-for-profit society is committed to developing the game by inspiring British Columbians to lifelong active, inclusive and team play. Its vision is to pursue Canada’s foremost integrated soccer development system built upon club, school, varsity and professional team excellence.

BC Soccer is comprised of 150 member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, spanning more than 120,000 registered players, over 2,500 referees, and thousands of coaches and other volunteer administrators and soccer leaders. Working with these member Clubs, Districts and Leagues, BC Soccer will operate under the guiding principles of Professional Leadership, Passionate Service and Progressive Collaboration. In managing its relationships throughout the larger soccer community, BC Soccer will promote the integral soccer values of authenticity, unity and integrity.

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