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Posted on 4 November 2004 at 23:00 PM EST in FIFA
Ottawa, Ontario - Canada begins group play at the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship when they square off with Australia Wednesday, November 10 at 4:00 p.m. (ET East region)/ 3:30 p.m. (ET Ontario)/ 2:30 p.m. (MT)/ 4:30 p.m. (PT). Sportsnet will broadcast all three of Canada's preliminary round matches and will also air any playoff games involving Canada. The final, set for Saturday, November 27 in Bangkok will be broadcast on Sportsnet regardless of the participants. Canada enters the tournament as one of the favourites after knocking off the defending champions from the United States 2-1 on June 6 in Ottawa to win the CONCACAF region. The Canadian women gave the entire nation something to cheer about when they went on an unexpected run to the final of the 2002 U-19 Women's World Championship in Edmonton. The Canadian squad, buoyed by a capacity crowd at Commonwealth Stadium, almost upended the offensive juggernaut from the United States. A golden goal by Lindsay Tarpley dashed Canada's hopes of taking home top spot. More
Posted on 4 September 2002 at 00:00 AM EST in FIFA
Rogers Sportsnet drew a record 914,000 viewers for Canada's 1-0 overtime loss to the U.S. in the final of the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship. The audience is the highest for Rogers Sportsnet in its four-year history.
The bronze medal game between Brazil and Germany that preceded Sunday's final in Edmonton attracted 255,000 viewers. The pre-game show before the 4 p.m. EDT final drew 377,000.
Posted on 23 July 2002 at 00:00 AM EST in FIFA
Ottawa, Ontario - The Canadian Soccer Association and Rogers Sportsnet today announced the broadcast schedule for the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship with coverage beginning Sunday, August 18 at 6:00 p.m. EST when Canada faces Denmark at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.
Sportsnet will show a total of 14 games, including all games involving Canada and its group in Edmonton, all four quarter-finals, both semi-finals and the consolation final and Final. Two highlight shows will also be broadcast during the tournament. More
Posted on 12 May 2002 at 00:00 AM EST in FIFA
USA and Mexico Round-Off the 12 Nation Roster for the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship
The USA easily earned top spot in Group B of the Football Confederation's Qualifying Tournament this weekend winning all three games, finishing with an astounding 34:1 goal differential. USA defeated Suriname 15-0, Haiti 5-0 and finally Costa Rica 14-1.
Posted on 7 May 2002 at 00:00 AM EST in FIFA
England, Denmark and France joined Germany as the European team's to qualify for the inaugural FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship as they all advanced to the UEFA U-19 Championship semi-finals, Tuesday.
Denmark posted a 3-1 win over Norway to finish atop their group. Despite losing 4-3 to Switzerland, England finished second in the group, tied on points with the Swiss and Norway. England advanced thanks to a better goal diffential. More
Posted on 6 May 2002 at 00:00 AM EST in FIFA
Germany became the first European team to qualify for the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship when it defeated Spain 2-0 for its second straight win while France and Sweden only managed a scoreless draw, Saturday at the UEFA U-19 Championships in Sweden.
On Sunday, Norway defeated Switzerland 2-1 and Denmark came close to securing a berth with a 2-1 win over England. On Monday, Germany plays Sweden and Spain faces France. More
Posted on 3 May 2002 at 00:00 AM EST in FIFA
England and Spain took giant steps towards qualifying for the inaugural FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship with victories over Sweden and Norway, respectively at the UEFA U-19 Championships in Sweden. Spain posted a 1-0 win while England won 3-1.
Meanwhile Australia claimed one of the 12 spots at the tournament with a 6-0 win over New Zealand, Thursday. More
Posted on 2 May 2002 at 00:00 AM EST in FIFA
In the opening game of the UEFA U19 Women's Championship in the Olympia Stadium, Helsingborg, Sweden, Germany came away with a tight 3-2 win over France.
Germany France, Sweden and Spain are in Group A with Switzerland, Norway, England and Denmark in Group B. The top two teams from each group will advance to the inaugural FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship in Canada, August 17-September 1. More
Posted on 26 March 2002 at 23:00 PM EST in FIFA
Ottawa, Ontario The Canadian Soccer Association, in conjunction with the local organizing committee of the inaugural FIFA Under-19 Women's World Championship, hosted a major media conference today at Edmonton's City Hall.
The Honourable Anne McLellan, Minister of Health, Government of Canada and Honourary Chair of the FIFA Under-19 World Championship made several exciting announcements during the conference, highlighted below in her speech to the media.
Posted on 21 February 2002 at 23:00 PM EST in FIFA
Ottawa, Ontario The Canadian Soccer Association today announced Charmaine Hooper, the most capped female player in Canada, has accepted the position of Honourary Ambassador for the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship. More
Posted on 9 December 2001 at 23:00 PM EST in FIFA
Ottawa, Ontario The Canadian Soccer Association today announced the appointment of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Anne McLellan as Honorary Chair of the FIFA Under-19 Women's World Championship. More
Posted on 3 October 2001 at 00:00 AM EST in FIFA
Ottawa, Ontario The Canadian Soccer Association today announced ticket prices for the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship in Edmonton, from August 18 to September 1, 2002. The Championships will focus on attracting local soccer and sport enthusiasts to Commonwealth Stadium and will provide afford More
Posted on 28 September 2001 at 00:00 AM EST in FIFA
Ottawa, Ontario - Representatives from the Canadian Soccer Association and FIFA will conduct a site inspection of the three cities which will act as hosts for the inaugural FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship from August 17 - September 1, 2002. The delegation, consisting of Kevan Pipe and Paul Har More
Posted on 15 March 2001 at 23:00 PM EST in FIFA
Ottawa, Ontario The Canadian Soccer Association expressed its pleasure and excitement with FIFA's announcement today that Canada will host the inaugural FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship, Canada 2002. We are absolutely delighted FIFA have entrusted the hosting of their newly created Women's More
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