CBC to broadcast FIFA Women’s World Cup

The Canadian Broadcast Corporation will be the home of the FIFA Women’s World Cup China 2007 this September. Their live coverage kicks off 12 September with the Canada-Norway match at 7.45 ET.



CBC will carry Canada’s three opening-round matches, one additional Group C match, all four quarter-final matches, the two semi-final matches, the match for third place and the final on 30 September. This will be CBC’s second-straight FIFA tournament after broadcasting the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 earlier this summer.

The Canadian Broadcast Corporation will be the home of the FIFA Women’s World Cup China 2007 this September. Their live coverage kicks off 12 September with the Canada-Norway match at 7.45 ET.



CBC will carry Canada’s three opening-round matches, one additional Group C match, all four quarter-final matches, the two semi-final matches, the match for third place and the final on 30 September. This will be CBC’s second-straight FIFA tournament after broadcasting the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 earlier this summer.



Canada is taking part in its fourth-straight FIFA Women’s World Cup. The team is currently ranked ninth in the world, although they finished fourth at the last FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003. Canada’s three opening-round matches are 12 September against Norge (Norway), 15 September against Ghana and 19 September against Australia.



12 September LIVE – Canada vs. Norway 7.45 ET

ENCORE – Canada vs. Norway 19.30 (local Canadian time)

15 September LIVE – Canada vs. Ghana 4.45 ET

ENCORE – Canada vs. Ghana 12.00 ET

16 September – Norway vs. Australia 00.30 (local Can. time)

19 September LIVE – Canada vs. Australia 4.45 ET

ENCORE – Canada vs. Australia 24.00 (local Can. time)



After the opening round, CBC will show all of the elimination games from the quarter-finals through to the final on 30 September. Canada is in Group C, so if they should advance to the quarter-finals, their match on 23 September would be broadcast live.



QUARTER-FINALS

22 September QF#1 (1A vs. 2B) 10.00 ET

22 September QF#2 (1B vs. 2A) 12.00 ET

23 September LIVE – QF#3 (1C vs. 2D) 4.45 ET

ENCORE 24 Sept – QF#3 (1C vs. 2D) 00.30 AM (local Can. time)

23 September LIVE – QF#4 (1D vs. 2C) 7.15 ET

ENCORE – QF#4 (1D vs. 2C) 19.30 (local Canadian time)

SEMI-FINALS

26 September LIVE – SF#1 7.45 ET

ENCORE – SF#1 19.30 (local Canadian time)

27 September LIVE – SF#2 7.45 ET

ENCORE – SF#2 19.30 (local Canadian time)

MATCH FOR THIRD PLACE

30 September LIVE 4.45 ET

ENCORE 1 October 01.30 (local Canadian time)

FINAL

30 September 7.15 ET

ENCORE 14.30 (local Canadian time)

ENCORE 23.00 (local Canadian time)



Along with the television broadcasts, CBC will also carry the games online at CBCSports.ca.

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