Canada Soccer

[2016-03] Algarve Women’s Cup

  • Location(s): POR
  • Start Date: 2016-02-28
  • End Date: 2016-03-10

Canada won the 2016 edition of the Algarve Cup, winning 2:1 over Brazil in the final match of the women's international competition. Canada reached the final after winning Group A with six points (two wins and one loss). This was Canada's first competition after qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympics just a few weeks earlier. Summer Clarke, Janine Beckie (two), and Shelina Zadorsky were Canada's goal scorers in the competition. Clarke and goalkeepers Sabrina D'Angelo and Kailen Sheridan all made their debut during the competition.

Lead Coach: John Herdman International Matches: Total Player Days: Number of players: Average age:
National Team Days: 12 4 252 21 25.05
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
22 F Summer Clarke USA / Louisiana State University 21 Richmond, BC, 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
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
21 GK Kailen Sheridan USA / Clemson University 21 Whitby, ON, 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
2016-03-09 Lagos, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 2 : 1 BRA Estádio Municipal da Bela Vista 300
2016-03-07 Lagos, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 1 : 0 ISL Estadio Municipal de Lagos
2016-03-04 Vila Real Santo Antonio, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 1 : 0 BEL Complexo Desportivo
2016-03-02 Albufeira, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 0 : 1 DEN Estádio Municipal de Albufeira 500

Lead Coach: John Herdman

Name Role
Dr. Tim Doty Doctor
Simon Eaddy Goalkeeper Coach
Robyn Gayle Performance Analyst
Maeve Glass Administration & Equipment
John Herdman Head Coach
Alex Hodgins Mental Performance
Helen Holubec Athletic Therapist
César Meylan Fitness Coach
Christopher Petch Massage Therapist
Sarah Smith Physiotherapist
Daniel Worthington Technical Assistant

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