CSA Reaches Agreement with Women’s World Cup Team

Victoria, British Columbia – The Canadian Soccer Association announced today it has reached an agreement with the Women’s World Cup Team which will see the players receive a minimum of $2,000 (18 x $2,000 = $36,000) per player for appearing in the Gold Cup.



Should the team advance to the semi-final and win it (thus earning one of two berths in the Women’s World Cup), then a further $5,500 (18 x $5,500 = $99,000) per player will be awarded.

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CSA REACHES AGREEMENT WITH WOMEN’S TEAM

Compensation Package Is Agreed Upon For Women’s Gold Cup and Women’s World Cup



Victoria, British Columbia – The Canadian Soccer Association announced today it has reached an agreement with the Women’s World Cup Team which will see the players receive a minimum of $2,000 (18 x $2,000 = $36,000) per player for appearing in the Gold Cup.



Should the team advance to the semi-final and win it (thus earning one of two berths in the Women’s World Cup), then a further $5,500 (18 x $5,500 = $99,000) per player will be awarded.



Should the team win the Gold Cup, a further $2,000 (18 x 2,000 = $36,000) per player will be paid, a possible winnings total of $171,000 to the players.



No bonuses will be given out if the team finishes any lower than second.



In addition, an agreement was reached on a compensation package should the team reach the Women’s World Cup. Each player would receive an appearance fee of $3,500 (20 x 3,500 = $70,000). Other bonuses include $3,000 (20 x 3,000 = $60,000) for winning the opening round and up to $10,000 (20 x 10,000 = $200,000) per player for winning the World Cup.



This concludes all discussion on player compensation with regards to the Women’s program.

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