More than 125 nations will participate in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ competition, with qualification matches to produce a record 24 nations for next year’s finals from 6 June to 5 July 2015.
In all, more than 350 qualification matches will be played from 4 April 2013 to 27 November 2014. Six nations have already qualified – five from Asia and one from Europe – with 17 more to qualify in the four months from August to November.
Already, 110 nations have participated in FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ Qualifiers, with as many as 18 more to join the competition in the coming months. From those 110 nations, 67 have been eliminated through recent matches played in June.
Joining host Canada, Asian nations Australia, China PR, Japan, Korea Republic and Thailand all qualified in May. From Europe, Switzerland qualified in June.
Next year, the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ will be played in six host cities: Vancouver, British Columbia; Edmonton, Alberta; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Ottawa, Ontario; Montréal, Québec; and Moncton, New Brunswick.
As for fans looking to take part in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity from coast to coast across the nation, tickets will go on sale via Stadium Passports on 10 September 2014. The initial phase will feature tickets for every match at a particular Official Host City.
For more information on the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, please visit FIFA.com/canada2015.