Canada Soccer has announced that the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™ and the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2014 supported an impressive $493.6 million in economic activity for Canada – exceeding the preliminary projections of $337 million made in February 2014 by 46%.
England beats Canada and moves on to Semi Final against Japan.
England won on the night with two first half goals from Jodie Taylor and Lucy Bronze pacing them to a 2:1 victory over Canada at BC Place.
Canada’s victory, its first against a European team in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, sets up a quarterfinal matchup Saturday back at BC Place against the winner of Monday’s England-Norway match at Ottawa.
Canada conceded a late goal to settle for a 1-1 draw with Netherlands Monday, enough to advance to the knockout stage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.