Canada arrives in Guadalajara

Canada’s national soccer team has arrived in Guadalajara, Mexico in advance of the 2011 Pan American Games Women’s Football Tournament. The Canadian team will play three group matches in five days starting 18 October next week.

Canada’s national soccer team has arrived in Guadalajara, Mexico in advance of the 2011 Pan American Games Women’s Football Tournament. The Canadian team will play three group matches in five days starting 18 October next week.



The team left Vancouver, BC on Wednesday morning. Coach John Herdman had trained his 18-player roster in Vancouver from 7-12 October.



Forty-two countries will participate in this year’s XVI Pan American Games, Guadalajara 2011. The Canadian team features 493 athletes. Football captain Christine Sinclair will serve as Team Canada’s flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies on Friday 14 October.



2012 CONCACAF WOMEN’S OLYMPIC QUALIFYING

This coming year’s 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament will take place in Vancouver, BC from 19-29 January at BC Place Stadium. Canada and seven other CONCACAF nations will fight for two available tickets to the London 2012 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament. The opponents are Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, and USA. Tickets to all matches are available via Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.ca or by 1.855.985.5000.

Guidelines for the Return to Soccer

Canada Soccer outlines return to soccer guidelines. The return to soccer guidelines provide member organizations with a five-step process, including a checklist of weighted questions known as the Return to Soccer Assessment Tool.