CSA to Honour Neil in Vancouver

Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) will make a special presentation to Women’s World Cup Team player Andrea Neil at the international friendly against Germany presented by TELUS on Thursday, September 1st at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, British Columbia. Kickoff for the match is 7:00 p.m.



On March 5, 2004, Neil earned her 100th cap against Costa Rica at the 2004 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament. In recognition of this remarkable achievement, CSA President Andy Sharpe along with CSA Vice President Victor Montagliani will make a special presentation to Neil during halftime of the Germany match in front of her family, friends and hometown fans in Vancouver.



Neil will now join long-time teammate Charmaine Hooper in this exclusive club and is only the second Canadian player ever (male and female) to reach the century mark in international soccer appearances at the senior level.

Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) will make a special presentation to Women’s World Cup Team player Andrea Neil at the international friendly against Germany presented by TELUS on Thursday, September 1st at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, British Columbia. Kickoff for the match is 7:00 p.m.



On March 5, 2004, Neil earned her 100th cap against Costa Rica at the 2004 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament. In recognition of this remarkable achievement, CSA President Andy Sharpe along with CSA Vice President Victor Montagliani will make a special presentation to Neil during halftime of the Germany match in front of her family, friends and hometown fans in Vancouver.



Neil will now join long-time teammate Charmaine Hooper in this exclusive club and is only the second Canadian player ever (male and female) to reach the century mark in international soccer appearances at the senior level.



Neil has been a member of the Women’s World Cup Team since her debut against Jamaica on April 19, 1991.



CIBC presents the second match of the two game series at Commonwealth Stadium on Sunday, September 4th at 2:00 p.m. in Edmonton, Alberta.



Tickets are available through Ticketmaster outlets or by contacting the local Ticketmaster charge-by-phone center, or the Ticketmaster website, www.ticketmaster.ca.



Local Ticketmaster charge-by-phone numbers:



Edmonton – (780) 451-8000

Vancouver – (604) 280-4444

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