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Women’s National Soccer Team to Host U.S. at Investors Group Field

February 3, 2014 3:28 PM | Sports

Desiree Scott

Winnipegger Desiree Scott (left) and France’s Marie-Laure Delie challenge for the ball in the women’s bronze medal soccer match in Coventry at City of Coventry Stadium at the London 2012 Olympic Games on Thursday, August 9, 2012. (PAUL HACKETT / REUTERS FILE)

Canada’s national women’s soccer team will play a friendly match in Winnipeg this spring against its American rivals.

The match on Thursday, May 8 at Investors Group Field will be the first national team home match in Winnipeg since 1990.

“We are thrilled to bring world-class women’s soccer back to Winnipeg and look forward to giving the fans in Manitoba a chance to come and support Canada’s Women’s National Team on the road to Canada 2015,” said Peter Montopoli, Canada Soccer’s general secretary

Winnipeg is also one of the six official host cities for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015.

Tickets for the Canada-USA match go on sale Friday, February 14 through Ticketmaster. Prices start at $20, with special group discounts and a reduced family pack also being made available.

Further ticket details will be released on CanadaSoccer.com in the near future.

The match will be broadcast live on Sportsnet.