FIFA President Attended The Final Of Gold Cup 2000

Date Published: 
2000-02-27
Source: 
concacaf.com

FIFA President Joseph S Blatter was the principal honored guest at the Final of the Gold Cup 2000 at the Los Angeles Coliseum today.

Mr Blatter and Confederation President Jack Warner, presented the Gold Cup throphy to the Canadian national team at the post-game ceremonies after the conclusion of the final. Mr. Blatter was one of numerous football luminaries that attended the event. The list also included Sir Bobby Charlton of the England 2006 Bid Committee among others.

Following the win by Canada, Mr. Blatter said that he hoped this victory would inspire the Canadian youth to follow the sport and lead to further youth development efforts from the Canadian Soccer Federation.