Tickets on sale 10 September - Draw to be held in National Capital Region, 6 months from today
Soccer fans in the National Capital Region will get an early sample of the excitement that comes with the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, 6 months from today, when representatives of all 24 teams will come here for the draw. The announcement was made by Peter Montopoli, Chief Executive Officer of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson at Ottawa City Hall today.
Draw activities will take place in both Ottawa and Gatineau with the Official Draw itself to take place at the beautiful Canadian Museum of History on Saturday 6 December 2014.
The announcement was made at Ottawa City Hall in a ceremony to mark the one-year countdown to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, which will kick-off on 6 June 2015.
Mayor Jim Watson unveiled the official One Year To A Greater Goal™ countdown clock, which will remain in the main foyer of Ottawa City Hall.
“Ottawa fans are excited about soccer and thrilled to know that the best women’s players in the world are coming to our new stadium,” said Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. “When people come by City Hall they can get their picture taken with the countdown clock and show their support for women’s soccer.”
Nine matches will be played at the new Lansdowne Stadium over six dates. During the group stage, doubleheaders will take place on 7, 11 and 17 June. In the Round of 16, knockout matches will be played there on 20 and 22 June, followed by a quarter final game on 26 June.
Ticket information was also announced with Stadium Passport packages for all nine games starting at just $140. Fans can also buy Stadium Passports for $215, $320 and $395 in the Category 1 areas of the new stadium.
With a Stadium Passport, fans can do the following:
Save up to 25% over individual ticket prices;
Enjoy the same seat for every match;
Share tickets with family and friends if they cannot attend all match dates.
Fans were urged to “save the date” of 10 September, when tickets will go on sale at FIFA.com/Canada2015.
“We are hearing from fans coast to coast that want to get their tickets early, so we are pleased to announce the pricing for Stadium Passports in all six Official Host Cities for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™,” said Peter Montopoli, Chief Executive Officer for the National Organising Committee.
Young players from le Club de soccer d’Aylmer, Nepean City Soccer Club, Russell Soccer Club and West Ottawa Soccer Club participated in the event.
For more local information, fans can visit Ottawa.FWWC2015.ca.
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