Canada receives support from back home

Canada’s women’s national team has received tremendous support from fans back home in advance of its final group match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011. Canada faces African champion Nigeria on Tuesday 5 July at the Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion in Dresden, Germany.

Canada’s women’s national team has received tremendous support from fans back home in advance of its final group match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011. Canada faces African champion Nigeria on Tuesday 5 July at the Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion in Dresden, Germany.



The Canada-Nigeria match will kickoff at 14.45 ET / 11.45 PT live on CBC (English), Radio-Canada (French) and Telelatino (Spanish). The match will also be streamed live in Canada at cbcsports.ca and radio-canada.ca.



The FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011 runs this 18 June to 17 July in nine German cities. This is Canada’s fifth participation in a FIFA Women’s World Cup. Canada has also qualified as the host country of the next FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015.



Canada, whose title sponsor is Winners and presenting sponsor is Teck, will return home to Canada following the 5 July match. Neither Canada nor Nigeria will advance beyond the group phase. Canada will then begin preparation for the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualification Tournament (January in Vancouver) and the London 2012 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament.



Fans can still send their well wishes to the Canadian team via the “En Route to Germany” page.

Schedule & Results

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