- FIFA U-20 Ladies’s World Cup France 2018 about to kick-off
- Vannes internet hosting the primary 4 matches
- LOC and FIFA host the match’s official launch
Because the 16 taking part nations on the FIFA U-20 Ladies’s World Cup France 2018 made their closing preparations for the match, which kicks off on Sunday 5 August, FIFA and the Native Organising Committee (LOC) got here collectively on the esplanade within the port of Vannes on Saturday for the competitors’s official launch.
Attending the occasion and providing a heat welcome to the followers have been Sarai Bareman, FIFA’s chief ladies’s soccer officer; Brigitte Henriques, delegated vice-president of the French Soccer Federation (FFF) and vice-president of the LOC; former France worldwide Laura Georges; and Michel Gillet, deputy secretary of sport, Vannes City Council.
Sarai Bareman, FIFA’s Chief Ladies’s Soccer Officer
It’s an honour to be right here. I wish to thank Vannes City Council for the very good job they’ve performed right here on the esplanade and within the city itself. The ambiance is superb. It’s nice that this match is being organised right here on this area [Brittany]. And the timing is ideal after France’s win in Russia. I wish to thank the folks of Vannes for all of the help they’re giving to this occasion. The city is doing a lot for soccer, sport typically, and for girls and younger women in sport, which suggests an terrible lot to us.
Brigitte Henriques, Vice-President of the LOC
It’s fantastic to be in Vannes on the eve of the match. We now have been ready impatiently for this second, and once you see the joy generated by our France staff three weeks in the past and you already know that greater than 5,000 folks got here out in Vannes to rejoice their win, it simply makes you desires to expertise moments like that over again. And all of it begins tomorrow. All of the components are there for the competitors to be a hit.
Michel Gillet, Deputy Secretary of Sport, Vannes City Council
We’re delighted to be internet hosting this U-20 Ladies’s World Cup. My due to FIFA for having chosen Brittany and the city of Vannes for this world competitors. The eyes of the world will likely be on Vannes due to this match. My thanks additionally to you and the French Soccer Federation. I might additionally prefer to thank the Brittany Soccer League and Vannes City Council.