Winnipeg Hosting Opening Rounds at 2015 Women’s World Cup

Winnipeg Hosting Opening Rounds at 2015 Women’s World Cup

Walter Sieber of the Canadian Soccer Association (right) unveils the emblem for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, along with Councillor Grant Nordman and MLA Erin Selby at City Hall on Friday, December 14, 2012. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)
Walter Sieber of the Canadian Soccer Association (right) unveils the emblem for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, along with Councillor Grant Nordman and MLA Erin Selby at City Hall on Friday, December 14, 2012. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA / FILE)

Winnipeg will host seven games of the opening round at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015.

FIFA announced on Thursday the provisionally approved schedule of games (PDF), which will begin June 6 in Edmonton along with the opening ceremony.

Winnipeg will host four D group matches on June 8 and June 12, one A group and one B group match on June 15, and a group C match on June 16.

Vancouver, Edmonton, Ottawa, Montreal and Moncton will also host games in the international soccer competition through July 5.

Tickets go on sale in the third quarter of 2014 through FIFA’s website.


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