Cyprus Women’s Cup kickoff times confirmed

Canada has learned the kick off times for the upcoming Cyprus Women’s Cup. Canada, who will be participating for a fourth-consecutive year, is now part of an expanded 12-team tournament which runs 2-9 March in Larnaka and surrounding areas in Cyprus.

Canada has learned the kick off times for the upcoming Cyprus Women’s Cup. Canada, who will be participating for a fourth-consecutive year, is now part of an expanded 12-team tournament which runs 2-9 March in Larnaka and surrounding areas in Cyprus.



Canada is in Group 1 with England, Italy and Scotland. Canada’s opening match is in Larnaka followed by back-to-back matches in Nicosia. Canada faces Scotland on 2 March (14.00 local kick off at Ammochostos in Larnaka), Italy on 4 March (17.00 at GSP Stadium in Nicosia), and England on 7 March (17.00 at GSP Stadium in Nicosia).



The full schedule has been posted at CyprusWomensCup.com.



Group 2 features France, New Zealand, Netherlands and Switzerland while Group 3 features Russia, Korea Republic, Northern Ireland and Korea DPR. The group match dates (for all teams) are 2 March, 4 March and 7 March. The classification matches (including the championship final) are all on 9 March.



This year’s competition features five qualified teams from the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011. Canada, England, France, New Zealand and Korea DPR are all making preparations for this summer’s big tournament. Of note, while Canada and France are in separate groups in Cyprus, they will face each other on 30 June in Bochum in the group phase of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.



Canada, whose title sponsor is Winners and presenting sponsor is Teck, is a two-time Cyprus Women’s Cup champion. Canada finished first in 2008, second in 2009 (to England), and first in 2010.





For more information on Cyprus, please visit www.visitcyprus.com.



Schedule & Results

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