FIFA and the National Organizing Committee today unveiled the Official Slogan for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™: TO A GREATER GOAL. The reveal was made just before kick-off of the Canada v USA women’s international friendly match at Winnipeg Stadium, with the slogan presented to fans on two large banners in Canada’s two official languages, English and French (VERS LE GRAND... [Read more]
Going up against some of the biggest names in women’s soccer, Canada’s Women’s National Team had a back line where three of the four defenders were teenagers.
And for 77 minutes, the best team in the world had no answers.
Already an emerging force at the back, Kadeisha Buchanan showed herself at the other end of the field as she put Canada in front late in the... [Read more]
The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 will be an important event for our community – and our FWWC team will be at community events in Ottawa and throughout the region to spread the word.
Members of the team attended the Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa “Big Speakers” event to share news of the tournament.
With great speakers like Senator Jacques Demers, football legend Pinball Clemons, Mayor Jim Watson... [Read more]
Kara Lang, one of Canada’s great footballers from the past decade, has been named Canada’s first Official Ambassador for the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™.
Lang was unveiled in advance of her first official ambassadorial engagement, an appearance at the 8 May 2014 Women’s International Friendly match in Winnipeg.
“I am thrilled... [Read more]
Ottawa’s new stadium at Lansdowne is on track to open on 18 July 2014.
“We’re on schedule,” said Mayor Jim Watson. “It’s remarkable the amount of work that’s been done to get the site ready.
Next June, the new, 24,000-seat stadium will host nine matches during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™.
An urban park on the site is scheduled to open in August and there... [Read more]
Enthusiastic crowds and a lively atmosphere welcomed the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 to Lansdowne Park, proving once again that Ottawa is an outstanding host for major events.
Ottawa fans were treated to eight matches with nine different teams including the Argentina side that would eventually win the tournament.
A scoreless draw between Argentina and the Czech... [Read more]
A festive atmosphere greeted Ottawa Fury FC on April 23, as the new team launched its inaugural campaign in the Amway Canadian Championship with a hard fought 0:0 draw against FC Edmonton.
Fans were raving about both the outstanding quality of play on the pitch and the enthusiastic atmosphere in the stands.
The crowd included a great mix of families, local club players, lifelong... [Read more]
With a thriving soccer culture offering leagues for players of all ages and skill levels, the beautiful game has deep roots in the Ottawa area.
Sixty-two Ottawa clubs are part of the Eastern Ontario District Soccer Association (EODSA), which represents more than 50,000 players The EODSA is strengthening the women’s game with the establishment of a new women’s committee. The committee has a set five... [Read more]
We are currently accepting volunteer applications for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 and FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ competitions.
Volunteers will be part of a celebration of the world’s best youth players and play an important role in establishing a meaningful legacy for sport and women’s soccer in Canada while building memories and friendships that will... [Read more]