Soccer Body 'Delighted' by Sales

Published: Wednesday, 07/18/2007 12:00 am EDT

FIFA is in awe of the fact that more than one million tickets have been sold across Canada for this year's FIFA U-20 World Cup, second only to Mexico's hosting of the competition in 1983, the CBC quoted the head of the tournament's organizing committee as saying Monday. "FIFA's delighted," said Marci Morris, adding the result will likely help a Canadian bid for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.

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