Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada Extending Best Wishes to the Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team in Advance of the Women’s World Cup

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement in advance of the Women’s World Cup Canada 2015:

“On behalf of all Canadians, I would like to wish the Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team the best of luck as it takes on the world at the Women’s World Cup.

“We are deeply proud of our team’s dedication, competitiveness and success. Canadians from coast to coast to coast will be cheering enthusiastically for them to win.

“As the proud hosts of the World Cup this year, we look forward to welcoming athletes from around the world and showing them the very best that Canada has to offer. I encourage visiting athletes and fans alike to take time to further explore our beautiful country.

“Once again, I would like to wish the best of luck to our players, coaches, support staff and all those that have contributed to preparing this year’s Canadian team. We look forward to a terrific competition and more great moments in Canadian sports history.”