Canada ready for quarter-final clash with host

Canada to face Great Britain on Friday 3 August at 14.30 ET / 11.30 PT

Canada will face host Great Britain in the London 2012 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament quarter-final this Friday 3 August. The two teams will meet at the City of Coventry stadium at 19.30 local, the last of four quarter-final matches across the United Kingdom on Friday night. The day’s four winners will advance to the semi-final phase which is set for Monday 6 August. 

A full house of some 30,000 fans are expected to attend the Friday Canada-Great Britain match in Coventry. Back in Canada on television, the match can be watched live on TSN, RDS and at 14.30 ET / 12.30 PT.

Also on Friday 3 August, Sweden faces France in Cardiff (12.00 local), USA faces New Zealand in Glasgow (14.30 local), and Brazil faces Japan in Cardiff (17.00 local). The winners of Sweden-France and Brazil-Japan knock-out matches will meet in one semi-final in London while the winners of the Canada-Great Britain and USA-New Zealand knock-out matches will meet in the other semi-final in Manchester.

For full coverage of Canada’s road to the London 2012 Olympics, fans can follow all the news at Fans are also encouraged to connect with Canada’s national teams via, and

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