FIFA announces host cities for 2014 Women’s World Cup in Canada

FIFA logo used to illustrate the story
FIFA logo used to illustrate the story

The 2012 edition took place in japan.

The Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA, has named Edmonton, Moncton, Montreal and Toronto, as host cities for the 2014 FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup billed for Canada.

A statement on its website said the announcement was made in Toronto, against the backdrop of the friendly encounter between Canada and the U.S.

It quoted Tatjana Haenni, FIFA’s Deputy Director of Competitions for Women’s Football as saying, “It’s a great pleasure to include Toronto, Edmonton, Moncton and Montreal, as host cities for the event. This will also be part of the coast-to-coast adventure for 2015, because host Cities are one of our biggest sources of support when it comes to promoting the competition.”

It added that the Official Emblem of the tournament has been unveiled, which marks the kick-off of the tournament.

“This marks the kick-off of the seventh edition of the biennial U-20 Women’s World Cup, one of two FIFA women’s youth tournaments being played, ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Canada 2015,” the world football body said.

It said that Bell Canada will be the official telecommunications provider and the first National Supporter of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2014, and FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015.

The 2012 edition of the competition took place in Rifu, Saitama, Tokyo, Kobe and Hiroshima in Japan.


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