Montréal welcomes Canada before group finale


All 16 nations have switched cities before their group finale at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014, with Canada having arrived in Montréal on Saturday 9 August. Earlier in the week in Toronto, Canada fell 0:1 to Ghana before reversing an 0-2 half-time scoreline against Finland to pull off a 3:2 win and avoid elimination.

Canada’s group finale is Tuesday 12 August against Korea DPR. Tickets to the match are available via

At the airport on Saturday, both Canada and Korea DPR were greeted by fans and media. Mascot Shuéme was also on hand to high five the players.

Groups A and B will close out their group play on Tuesday while Groups C and D will close out their group play on Wednesday. Canada must finish among the top-two teams in its group to advance to the quarter-final phase. First- and second-place teams from Group A will face second- and first-place teams from Group B.

The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 runs 5-24 August. The 32-match competition takes place in four host cities: Edmonton, Alberta; Toronto, Ontario; Montréal, Québec; and Moncton, New Brunswick.

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