Vancouver to host women’s 2015 World Cup final
Vancouver’s B.C. Place Stadium will be the site of the women’s
2015 World Cup final, the first time a championship game will be
played on artificial turf.
The venue was announced Thursday by FIFA and Canadian
”There’s a lot of factors,” Steve Reed, a national organizing
committee member, said following a news conference across the
street from the 55,000-seat retractable-roof stadium.
”The final match, certainly, we wanted to maximize the number
of participants, the number of people that are in the seats. B.C.
Place obviously has that capacity.”
Montreal and Edmonton, Alberta, will host semifinals in the
tournament that will run from June 6 to July 5. Games also will be
played in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Ottawa; and Moncton, New