Canada sits in first place in Tornei action

Canada is in first place after the opening day of women’s international soccer at the Torneio Internacional Cidade de São Paulo. Canada has three points after a 5:0 victory over Netherlands in the four nations event. Host Brazil is in second place also with three points, although Brazil has a +3 goal differential following a 3:0 victory over Mexico.

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Canada is in first place after the opening day of women’s international soccer at the Torneio Internacional Cidade de São Paulo. Canada has three points after a 5:0 victory over Netherlands in the four nations event. Host Brazil is in second place also with three points, although Brazil has a +3 goal differential following a 3:0 victory over Mexico.



Christine Sinclair (twice), Josée Bélanger and Diana Matheson (twice) scored for Canada while Marta (twice) and Cristiane scored for Brazil.



Canada, whose title sponsor is Winners and presenting sponsor is Teck, has won six-straight matches dating back to the 3:1 victory over China PR at BMO Field in Toronto on 30 September 2010. Last month, Canada won the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifier.



The Torneio Internacional Cidade de São Paulo resumes this Sunday 12 December at the Estádio do Pacaembu. On Match Day Two, Canada will face Mexico while Brazil will face Netherlands.

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