Canada Soccer

[2016-02] CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying

  • Location(s): USA
  • Start Date: 2016-02-08
  • End Date: 2016-02-22

Canada qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship in Houston, TX, USA. It marked the third time that Canada qualified for the Women's Olympic Football Tournament. In the CONCACAF semi-final match that sent Canada to the Rio 2016 Olympics, Christine Sinclair scored two goals in a 3:1 win over Costa Rica.

Lead Coach: John Herdman International Matches: Total Player Days: Number of players: Average age:
National Team Days: 15 5 300 20 25.85

Canada Soccer
[2016-02] CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying
Janine Beckie
Josée Bélanger
Kadeisha Buchanan
Gabrielle Carle
Allysha Chapman
Sabrina D’Angelo
Jessie Fleming
Stephanie Labbé
Ashley Lawrence
Diana Matheson
Erin McLeod
Nichelle Prince
Rebecca Quinn
Deanne Rose
Sophie Schmidt
Desiree Scott
Christine Sinclair
Melissa Tancredi
Rhian Wilkinson
Shelina Zadorsky

Number Position Name Club Age Where They Grew Up Twitter & Instagram
19 F Janine Beckie USA / Houston Dash 22 Littleton, CO, USA
9 FB Josée Bélanger USA / Orlando Pride 30 Coaticook, QC, CAN
3 CB Kadeisha Buchanan USA / West Virginia University 21 Brampton, ON, CAN
16 F Gabrielle Carle CAN / Dynamo Québec 18 Lévis, QC, CAN
2 FB Allysha Chapman USA / Houston Dash 27 Courtice, ON, CAN
20 GK Sabrina D’Angelo USA / Western New York Flash 23 Welland, ON, CAN
17 M Jessie Fleming CAN / London NorWest Optimist SC 18 London, ON, CAN
18 GK Stephanie Labbé USA / Washington Spirit 30 Stony Plain, AB, CAN
10 M Ashley Lawrence USA / West Virginia University 21 Caledon East, ON, CAN
8 M Diana Matheson USA / Washington Spirit 32 Oakville, ON, CAN
1 GK Erin McLeod 33 Edmonton & Calgary, AB, CAN
15 F Nichelle Prince USA / The Ohio State University 21 Ajax, ON, CAN
5 CB Rebecca Quinn USA / Duke University 21 Toronto, ON, CAN
6 M Deanne Rose CAN / Scarborough GS United 17 Alliston, ON, CAN
13 M Sophie Schmidt GER / FFC Frankfurt 28 Abbotsford, BC, CAN
11 M Desiree Scott USA / FC Kansas City 29 Winnipeg, MB, CAN
12 F Christine Sinclair USA / Portland Thorns FC 33 Burnaby, BC, CAN
14 F Melissa Tancredi SWE / KIF Örebro 35 Ancaster, ON, CAN
7 FB Rhian Wilkinson 34 Baie d’Urfé, QC, CAN
4 CB Shelina Zadorsky USA / Washington Spirit 24 London, ON, CAN
Date Location Match type CAN Result Opponent Venue Attendance
2016-02-21 Houston, TX, USA CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier CAN WNT 0 : 2 USA BBVA Compass Stadium 9363
2016-02-19 Houston, TX, USA CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier CAN WNT 3 : 1 CRC BBVA Compass Stadium 5516
2016-02-16 Houston, TX, USA CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier CAN WNT 10 : 0 GUA BBVA Compass Stadium 859
2016-02-14 Houston, TX, USA CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier CAN WNT 6 : 0 TRI BBVA Compass Stadium 1453
2016-02-11 Houston, TX, USA CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier CAN WNT 5 : 0 GUY BBVA Compass Stadium 836

Lead Coach: John Herdman

Name Role
Paul-Claude Bérubé Head of Delegation
Jason deVos Technical Assistant
Simon Eaddy Goalkeeper Coach
Robyn Gayle Performance Analyst
Maeve Glass Equipment Manager
Kenneth Heiner-Møller Technical Assistant
John Herdman Head Coach
Alex Hodgins Mental Performance
Hana Holland Massage Therapist
Helen Holubec Athletic Therapist
Dr. César Meylan Fitness Coach
Daniel N/A Team Manager
Dr. Andrew Pipe Doctor
Bev Priestman Technical Assistant
Sarah Smith Physiotherapist

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