A full house is expected at BC Place on Saturday, June 27th as Canada takes on England in the FIFA Women’s World Cup quarter finals. In anticipation of the crowd, with upwards of 53,000 fans attending the match not to mention thousands in bars, restaurants, and at the Fan Zone, BC Place issued a statement […]
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53,855 spectators attended the Round of 16 knock-out match between Canada and Switzerland on Sunday, making it one for the records books with the highest attendance for any national team match (any sport, men or women) ever in Canada. With a slow start to the match in the first half, both teams came out ready […]
The Round of 16 quarterfinal matches will soon be underway in host cities across Canada as the FIFA Women’s World Cup competition heats up. After hosting Group C (Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, Cameroon) at BC Place, Vancouver welcomed fans of the USA and Nigeria on Tuesday as 52,193 spectators packed the stadium, painting the town red, […]
The Group C teams that we’ve come to know and enjoy at BC Place have moved on to new venues for their final matches of the round but not before a pair of impressive showings in front of the Vancouver crowd last Friday. With over 5,000 more spectators in attendance, Switzerland blanked Ecuador in a […]
“Where are you from?” asked the security personnel as I walked out to the Media Tribune on BC Place’s 400 level. “I’m from here, I’m local,” I said, feeling inadequate as though they were waiting to welcome a journalist from afar instead they got someone who lives 8 blocks away. “Well then, you’re super VIP!” […]