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Women’s World Cup Team Australia invites public to open practices

May 22 2015

Australian team fans

Beginning this Sunday, local soccer coaches and athletes will get a chance to learn from the best.

Come see the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015TM Australian national team at one of  three of their open practices at Trillium Park, 600 National Avenue, from 10:00am – 12 noon on:

  • Sunday, May 24
  • Tuesday, May 26
  • Monday, June 1

Team Australia is in Vancouver training for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015TM. Vancouver is one of six Canadian cities hosting this year’s competition, June 6 to July 5.

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Team meet-and-greet session on May 26

After the May 26 practice at noon, Australian Coach Alen Stajcic is hosting:

  • A coach and athlete question and answer session
  • Player interviews
  • A team meet-and-greet with the public

About the team

Coach Stajcic assumed the reins of Team Australia last September. The team will compete in the tournament’s toughest pool, with two other top ranked teams competing for only two spots to advance after group play.

Team Australia (in group D) will actually not compete in Vancouver for the group stage, but chose to train here.

Team Australia opening match days

The team plays its opening matches in Winnipeg and Edmonton on:

  • June 8 - AUS vs USA (Winnipeg)
  • June 12 - AUS vs NGA (Winnipeg)
  • June 16 - AUS vs SWE (Edmonton)

About Trillium Park

The Trillium Park East and West synthetic turf fields and field house, including change rooms and washrooms, opened in July 2011.

Empire Fields to be training venue

Empire Fields in the redeveloped Hastings Park will also be an official training venue for the duration of the Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ tournament.

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