Women’s World Cup Team to Play in Korea

Ottawa, Ontario – Canada’s Women’s World Cup Team will play their final game prior to the Women’s World Cup in South Korea against South Korea on Wednesday, September 17, one week before they play their opening game in China. The Canadian Soccer Association also announced its international friendly against Mexico on September 1 in Edmonton has been moved up one day to August 31. The game will now kick-off at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 31 at Commonwealth Stadium. The Edmonton Eskimos play the Calgary Stampeders in the annual Labour Day game on September 1.

Ottawa, Ontario – Canada’s Women’s World Cup Team will play their final game prior to the Women’s World Cup in South Korea against South Korea on Wednesday, September 17, one week before they play their opening game in China. The Canadian Soccer Association also announced its international friendly against Mexico on September 1 in Edmonton has been moved up one day to August 31. The game will now kick-off at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 31 at Commonwealth Stadium. The Edmonton Eskimos play the Calgary Stampeders in the annual Labour Day game on September 1.



Women’s World Cup Team Head Coach Even Pellerud has put an extensive program together in preparation for the World Cup. The team is currently holding a training camp in Bradenton, Florida and will travel to Portugal in March for the Algarve Cup. The Canadians will host South Korea in Toronto on June 18 (Centennial Stadium) and in Montreal on June 20 (Centre Claude Robillard). Canada will then play Mexico in Edmonton on August 31 and in Vancouver (Swangard Stadium) on September 4. Other games are also being planned and will be announced upon confirmation.

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