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Canada announces U-18 camp and roster

Posted on 26 November 2010 in ↳ Women's EXCEL U-18 to U-20

Canada has announced it will host a women's U-18 camp this 29 November to 8 December in São Paulo, Brazil. The U-18 camp will run alongside the national A camp that starts on the same day, but continues from 9-20 December for the four-team Torneio Internacional Cidade de São Paulo.

Coach Carolina Morace has selected 22 players for this camp. The U-18 squad features players born 1992 or later, so it is in fact the very age group that will participate in the next CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in 2012.

"It is good to bring this group together early and we hope to bring them together more often in 2011," said Morace.

Eight players are making their debut at this age group, albeit three of those eight have trained with Morace at the national A level (Rachelle Beanlands, Sabrina D'Angelo and Diamond Simpson). Six of those eight players represented Canada at the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Trinidad and Tobago 2010 (Beanlands, D'Angelo, Simpson, Caroline Beaulne, Vanessa Kovacs and Nicole Setterlund) while two are brand new to the Canadian program (Léa Chastenay-Joseph and Marie Lawrence Ouellet).

Also included in this camp are three players that played for Morace at the 2010 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship. They are all young enough to return to the U-20 championship in 2012.

Canada, whose title sponsor is Winners, will train daily in São Paulo, Brazil under the direction of Morace and staff. Each day, a few U-18 players will be called into national A squad to train with the full team.

GK- Rachelle Beanlands | CAN / Ottawa Fury | Ottawa, ON, CAN
GK- Sabrina D'Angelo | CAN / Toronto Lynx | Welland, ON, CAN
GK- Sarah Dilling | CAN / Southwest United Premiers | Calgary, AB, CAN
CB- Catherine Charron-Delage | CAN / Comètes de Laval | Longueuil, QC, CAN
CB- Olivia Mbala | USA / University of North Carolina | Scarborough, ON, CAN
CB- Rachel Melhado | USA / University of Louisville | Brampton, ON, CAN
CB- Frédérique Paradis | CAN / Royal-Sélect Beauport | Beauport, QC, CAN
RB- Christine Exeter | USA / University of Louisville | Pickering, ON, CAN
RB- Vanessa Legault-Cordisco | USA / University of Evansville | Boisbriand, QC, CAN
LB- Nicole Ambrose | USA / University of Santa Clara | South Surrey, BC, CAN
LB- Nicole Hill | USA / University of Georgia | Phoenix, AZ, USA
M- Olivia Colosimo | USA / Butler University | Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
M- Nicole Setterlund | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-18 Prospects | White Rock, BC, CAN
M- Vanessa Kovacs | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-18 Prospects | North Delta, BC, CAN
M- Katie Turney | USA / Washington State University | Surrey, BC, CAN
M- Jaclyn Sawicki | CAN / University of Victoria | Coquitlam, BC, CAN
M- Diamond Simpson | CAN / Hamilton FC | Mississauga, ON, CAN
F- Caroline Beaulne | CAN / CS Longueuil | Longueuil, QC, CAN
F- Léa Chastenay-Joseph | CAN / Royal-Sélect Beauport | Québec, QC, CAN
F- Marie Laurence Ouellet | CAN / Rapides de Chaudière Ouest | Trois-Rivières, QC, CAN
F- Jenna Richardson | USA / Oregon State University | Vancouver, BC, CAN
F- Heather Young | CAN / Edmonton Victoria | Lacombe, AB, CAN

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