Following the USMNT (United States Men’s National Team), our ladies are getting ready for their World Cup this summer. The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 will take place in Canada this time around, so close, that those who are true football (soccer) fans have a realistic chance of attending a match.
Similar to the Men, the Women haven’t been given any favors or easy routes in their quest for the cup. Both squads were facing extreme odds as the women found out 2 months ago that they too had been placed in “the group of death.” That group is Group D, which consists of USA, Australia, Sweden, and Nigeria. This Women’s World Cup Squad will feature 2 players from Georgia: Kelley O’Hara (Fayetteville) and Morgan Brian (St. Simon’s Island).
The USWNT’s schedule goes like this:
Match 1 – vs. Australia Monday, June 8 @7:30p EST, Winnipeg
Match 2 – vs. Sweden Friday, June 12 @8p EST, Winnipeg
Match 3 – vs. Nigeria Tuesday, June 16 @8p EST, Vancouver
For full match schedules and times visit WWC
For World Cup tickets visit HERE with only 4 games having tickets priced above 100 Canadian dollars (and some tickets starting at 10), this is a great opportunity for football fans to converge on Canadian soil and see their country compete at the highest level.
WORLD CUP TROPHY TOUR
First-ever tour of the real FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy will visit 12 cities ahead of largest live spectator sporting event in Canadian history
The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™ is set to kick off on June 6, but fans can get a taste of what’s to come when the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola launches its two-month, 12-city tour starting April 1 in Ottawa. Traveling from coast-to-coast in celebration of soccer and women in sport, Canadians will have a rare chance to get up-close-and-personal with the real FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy at the free events.
“The FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola will be the rallying cry for our Canadian Women’s National Team leading up to the tournament in June,” says John Herdman, Head Coach of the Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team. “As Coca-Cola and FIFA bring the Trophy across Canada, and we see the support and pride that Canadians have for the game and our team, it will push us even harder.”
The FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola will include several interactive and engaging elements, as well as surprises along the way – all in the spirit of setting the stage for what is anticipated to be the largest live spectator sporting event in Canada’s history and the biggest FIFA Women’s World Cup™ to-date.
Fans will get a taste of the tournament at the custom-designed Fan Experience where they can go head-to-head with the Coca-Cola Robot Goalie, record a cheer for their favourite team, hang out in the FIFA locker room, play 16-person foosball or learn a trick or two from expert freestylers. The experience takes guests through the winner’s tunnel, which leads the way to the trophy display where fans will get their photo with the real FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy. Afterwards, guests will cap off their experience with a perfectly served, limited edition aluminum bottle of ice-cold Coca-Cola.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola will be visiting Canadian cities on the following dates:
April 1 – National kick-off: Ottawa, ON
April 3-4: Ottawa, ON
April 9-12: Montreal, QC
April 15: Quebec City, QC
April 18-19: Halifax, NS
April 24-26: Moncton, NB
April 28: Kingston, ON
April 30, May 1 & 3: Toronto, ON
May 6: Hamilton, ON
May 8-10: Winnipeg, MB
May 16-18: Edmonton, AB
May 22-24: Calgary, AB
May 29-31: Vancouver, BC