Canada WNT to host Korea Republic in Edmonton
Posted on 2 June 2013 in Women's National Team / Olympic Team
Canada WNT will host Korea Republic in a Women’s International Friendly at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, AB on Wednesday 30 October 2013.
The match in Edmonton will be Canada’s first women’s fixture at Commonwealth Stadium since a 2005 friendly against Germany. The contest between Canada and Korea Republic will be a precursor to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 as Canada will play the Opening Match in Edmonton.
Commonwealth Stadium holds the record for the highest-ever attendance at a women’s international fixture in Canada: a crowd of 47,784 attended the final of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in 2002 between Canada and USA.
Edmonton also holds the record for highest home attendance to a Canada WNT game, with 29,953 fans attending a win over Mexico in 2003.
Ticket details for the match will be announced at a later date.
Canada has an all-time record of 3W-0D-1L against Korea Republic in four matches dating back to 2000.