Canada's Women's National Team to be recognized in Toronto on 7 September
Posted on 22 August 2012 in Women's National Team / Olympic Team
Members of Canada’s bronze-medal winning Women’s National Team will be recognised during a special ceremony at the 7 September 2012 FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers match between Canada and Panama at BMO Field in Toronto, ON (19.30 local kick-off).
The event on 7 September will give the Canadian soccer community a chance to show their appreciation for the Canadian team's remarkable medal-winning performance at the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament.
“By recognising this incredible group of athletes on 7 September we hope to give Canadian supporters the chance to express their support and admiration for taking the nation on a great ride with the capturing of Canada's first Olympic Summer Games team medal since 1936 in the Women’s Olympic Football tournament,” said Peter Montopoli, General Secretary of the Canadian Soccer Association.
“The event also represents an opportunity for the country to continue this momentum for the sport with the Men’s National Team forging towards its goal of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014™.
Tickets to the 7 September FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers match between Canada and Panama are available at Ticketmaster.ca or by phone at 1.855.570.7500. Ticket purchases for groups of 10+ can be coordinated through the Canadian Soccer Association by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 1.613.237.7678. For more information on group tickets click here.
Further details regarding the appearance of the Women’s National Team at the 7 September match will be made available in advance of the event.