FIFA President to attend opening game

The FIFA President, Joseph S. Blatter, will arrive in China on 10 September for the kick-off of the FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007.

He will also participate in the ceremony taking place in Shanghai Hongkou Football Stadium before the opening game, Germany-Argentina, scheduled to kick off at 20.00 (local time) on 10 September.

In the coming days, he will attend the following games:

September 10 - Shanghai
20.00 Match 1 Germany vs Argentina

September 11 - Chengdu
17.00 Match 3 USA vs Korea DPR
20.00 Match 4 Nigeria vs Sweden

September 12 - Wuhan
20.00 Match 8 China vs Denmark


The FIFA President will be back for the final days of the FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007 (more details to follow).