FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Canada marks one year countdown with clocks

FIFA World Cup 2014 Vancouver BC Place

To mark the one year mark until the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 in Canada, a countdown clock was unveiled at BC Place Stadium last week.

It is just one of a handful of countdown clocks that were unveiled at six host cities across Canada: Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Moncton (New Brunswick).

“Momentum is building towards next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, incredibly now just a year away,” said Victor Montagliani, Chairman of the National Organising Committee. “These countdown clocks give fans an opportunity to get engaged in this once-in-a-lifetime event for Canada.”

The countdown clocks are more than 3 metres tall and 1.2 metres wide, and along with the logo it features the official slogan: “To a greater goal” (as well as in French: Vers le grand but).

“Vancouver is known worldwide as a world-class host city for major sports events and we are thrilled to be welcoming the world for the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ in 2015,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson.

The 55,000-seat BC Place Stadium will host eight matches and the championship final. The crowds it will bring are expected to provide over $36 million in economic spinoffs to Vancouver.

The FIFA Women’s World Cup will run from June 6 to July 5, 2015.


Source/Image: BC Place Stadium

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