Canada Soccer

[2016-10] FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016

  • Location(s): JOR
  • Start Date: 2016-09-26
  • End Date: 2016-10-08
  • Age Group: 1999

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 runs 30 September to 21 October, with the 32 matches to be played at four stadiums in Amman, Ibid, and Al Zarqa. From 16 nations, eight will advance from the group phase to reach the Quarter-finals, where Canada have landed three times in four previous trips.

Since 2002, Canada have participated in 11 of 12 FIFA women's youth final competitions (U-17 to U-20), including six trips to the Quarter-finals and one silver medal at Canada 2002. Canada have also won four CONCACAF women's youth championships, with titles at the U-20 level (2004, 2008), U-17 level (2010), and U-15 level (2014).

Canada’s Jordan 2016 roster features players born 1999 or later as part of Canada Soccer’s Women’s EXCEL Program. Beyond this year, players born in 1999 are eligible for CONCACAF and FIFA U-20 competitions in 2018 while players born in 2000 or 2001 are eligible for CONCACAF and FIFA U-20 competitions in 2018 and 2020.

Canada Soccer’s Women’s EXCEL Program, presented by Bell, brings together the best with the best at the national youth level. Operating across the U-14 to U-17 and U-18 to U-23 age groups, the program delivers an aligned talent structure and system that progresses more top players to Canada’s Women’s National Team.

Lead Coach: Bev Priestman International Matches: Total Player Days: Number of players: Average age:
National Team Days: 13 3 273 21 16.29
Number Position Name Club Age Where They Grew Up Twitter & Instagram
6 FB Ashley Cathro CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite BC Soccer REX 16 Victoria, BC, CAN
13 CB Samantha Chang CAN / Unionville-Milliken SC 16 Mississauga, ON, CAN
7 F Mikayla Dayes CAN / Woodbridge SC 17 Brampton, ON, CAN
3 FB Julia Grosso CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite BC Soccer REX 16 Vancouver, BC, CAN
4 M Marika Guay CAN / CS Saint-Lambert 16 Châteauguay, QC, CAN
21 GK Sophie Guilmette CAN / CS Lakeshore 15 Montréal, QC, CAN
20 M Kaela Hansen CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite BC Soccer REX 16 Vancouver, BC, CAN
9 F Jordyn Huitema CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite BC Soccer REX 15 Chilliwack, BC, CAN
16 F Anyssa Ibrahim CAN / AS Varennes 17 Repentigny, QC, CAN
10 M Vital Kats CAN / Scarborough GS United 17 Toronto, ON, CAN
19 FB Nadège L'Esperance CAN / CS Lakeshore 17 Candiac, QC, CAN
17 F Florence Laroche CAN / CS Lakeshore 16 Mirabel, QC, CAN
1 GK Lysianne Proulx CAN / AS Varennes 17 Boucherville, QC, CAN
12 F Lauren Raimondo CAN / Aurora United FC 17 Niagara Falls, ON, CAN
2 FB Emma Regan CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite BC Soccer REX 16 Burnaby, BC, CAN
11 F Jayde Riviere CAN / Markham SC 15 Markham, ON, CAN
5 M Deanne Rose CAN / Scarborough GS United 17 Alliston, ON, CAN
14 M Caitlin Shaw CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite BC Soccer REX 15 Vancouver, BC, CAN
8 M Sarah Stratigakis CAN / Aurora United FC 17 Woodbridge, ON, CAN
15 CB Hannah Taylor USA / Eastside FC 17 Edmonds, WA, USA
18 GK Marissa Zucchetto CAN / Aurora United FC 17 Mississauga, ON, CAN
Date Location Match type CAN Result Opponent Venue Attendance
2016-10-07 Amman, JOR FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup canw17 0 : 2 VEN King Abdullah II International Stadium 2704
2016-10-03 Amman, JOR FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup canw17 1 : 1 GER Amman International Stadium 3384
2016-09-30 Irbid, JOR FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup canw17 3 : 2 CMR Al Hassan International Stadium 4200

Lead Coach: Bev Priestman

Name Role
Kim Blake Equipment Manager
Melanie Booth Performance Analyst
Audrey Bouchard Athletic Therapist
John Herdman Technical Support
Marie-Claire Holland Athletic Therapist
Joey Lombardi Technical Assistant
Aimee Maiatico Team Manager
Dr. Wanda Millard Doctor
Carmelina Moscato Technical Assistant
Bev Priestman U-17 Coach
Robert Richardson Head of Delegation
Tania Singfield Goalkeeper Coach
Josh Trewin Fitness Coach

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