Today the global FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Trophy Tour kicked off in Paris, France, with FIFA Legends Kristine Lilly and Laura Georges sending the trophy off on its whirlwind international tour.
Following nowadays’s launch, the FIFA Women’s World Cup Original Trophy will first journey to Jamaica, Chile and Argentina earlier than persevering with its tour of all 24 participating member institutions throughout six continents, giving fanatics an extraordinary opportunity to look this coveted prize up close.
Also present in Paris these days had been President of the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) Steve Reed and General Secretary CSA Peter Montopoli who were part of the Canadian Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ and who took component in a symbolic handover of the web hosting reigns to the LOC France, represented through French Football Federation and LOC Vice-President Brigitte Henriques.
Canada 2015, the seventh edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™, became file breaking with 750 million TV visitors watching the opposition, and it also marked a decisive change in how girls’s football is perceived by using the public, setting a dynamic tone for the game which has persevered to develop during the last 4 years.
The global FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Trophy Tour will see various contributors of the FIFA Legends Squad join the trophy at several stops for the duration of the tour, so that you can closing for extra than two months and conclude in Paris on 2 May.
Designed by using William Sawaya and handcrafted through Milanese professionals Sawaya & Moroni for the 1999 event, the trophy captures the athleticism, dynamism and elegance of global ladies’s football. The names of all preceding FIFA Women’s World Cup™ winners are engraved under its base.
Full FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Trophy Tour time table:
24 February: Kick-Off in Paris, France
3 March: Montego Bay, Jamaica
7 March: Santiago, Chile
nine March: Buenos Aires, Argentina
eleven March: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
thirteen March: Miami, USA
15 March: San Francisco, USA
18 March: Los Angeles, USA
22 March: Seoul, Republic of Korea
24 March: Tokyo, Japan
27 March: Shanghai, China
29 March: Bangkok, Thailand
31 March: Sydney, Australia
four April: Auckland, New Zealand
6 April: Stockholm, Sweden
7 April: Durban, South Africa
nine April: Yaounde, Cameroon
11 April: Abuja, Nigeria
13 April: Oslo, Norway
14 April: Dortmund, Germany
15 April: Coverciano, Italy
23 April: London, England
23 April: Brighton, England
25 April: Edinburgh, Scotland
27 April: The Netherlands
29 April: Madrid, Spain
30 April: Toronto, Canada
2 May: Paris, France