Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team announces roster for match against France 


Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team have announced their roster traveling to Le Mans, France to play France during the April 2023 FIFA international window. The camp will mark the second time Canada comes together during the 2023 international season as they continue their preparations for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™. 

“With the World Cup around the corner, this camp is pivotal,” said Bev Priestman, Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team Head Coach. “We will get to do some real good work as a group, both tactically but also culturally. I’m excited to get the group together after a very difficult February window.” 

Canada will face France for the 16th time in program history at 15.00 ET / 12.00 PT on 11 April at Marie-Marvingt stadium in Le Mans, France. The match will be broadcast live on OneSoccer, available as a linear channel on Telus’s Optik TV (Channel 980) as well as online at, through the OneSoccer app and on the fuboTV Canada platform. Fans will also find extended coverage for the matches across Canada Soccer’s digital channels on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube featuring the hashtag #CANWNT.  

“We purposely targeted a one game window, where we will rehearse a true Women’s World Cup lead in and the associated processes,” added Bev Priestman. “This camp is the last opportunity to see players in our environment before I have the difficult task of picking a 23-player World Cup squad in June.” 

At the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™, Canada will face Nigeria on Friday 21 July in Melbourne, Republic of Ireland on Wednesday 26 July in Perth, and co-host Australia on Monday 31 July in Melbourne. 

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™, which will be held from 20 July 2023 to 20 August 2023, will see 30 nations join the hosts Australia and New Zealand who have already qualified for the biggest tournament in the world. The FIFA Women’s World Cup™ will be a tournament of firsts. In 2023, fans will see 32 nations playing 64 matches across nine host cities in Australia and New Zealand for the first time in FIFA Women’s World Cup™ history. 

GK- Sabrina D’Angelo | ENG / Arsenal FC 
GK- Lysianne Proulx | POR / SCU Torreense 
GK- Kailen Sheridan | USA / San Diego Wave FC 
CB- Kadeisha Buchanan | ENG / Chelsea FC 
CB- Vanessa Gilles | FRA / FCF Olympique Lyonnais 
CB/FB- Sydney Collins | USA / NC Courage 
CB/FB- Jade Rose | USA / Harvard University 
CB/FB- Sura Yekka | FRA / Le Havre AC  
FB- Allysha Chapman | USA / Houston Dash 
FB- Gabrielle Carle | USA / Washington Spirit  
FB- Ashley Lawrence | FRA / Paris Saint-Germain 
FB- Jayde Riviere | ENG / Manchester United FC 
FB- Bianca St-Georges | USA / Chicago Red Stars  
M- Quinn | USA / OL Reign 
M- Simi Awujo | USA / University of Southern California 
M- Jessie Fleming | ENG / Chelsea FC 
M- Julia Grosso | ITA / Juventus FC 
M- Sophie Schmidt | USA / Houston Dash 
F- Amanda Allen | CAN / NDC-CDN Ontario 
F- Jordyn Huitema | USA / OL Reign 
F- Cloé Lacasse | POR / SL Benfica 
F- Clarissa Larisey | SWE / BK Häcken FF  
F- Christine Sinclair | USA / Portland Thorns FC 
F- Adriana Leon | ENG / Manchester United FC 
F- Evelyne Viens | SWE / Kristianstads DFF 
Player | Pronouns | Birthyear | City in which they grew up | Notable youth clubs 
Allen, Amanda | she/her | 17 | Mississauga, ON, CAN | North Mississauga SC 
Awujo, Simi | she/elle | 19 | Atlanta, GA, USA | AFC Lightning 
Buchanan, Kadeisha | she/elle | 27 | Brampton, ON, CAN | Brams United SC 
Carle, Gabrielle | she/elle | 24 | Lévis, QC, CAN | AS Chaudière-Est 
Chapman, Allysha | she/elle | 34 | Courtice, ON, CAN | Darlington SC 
Collins, Sydney | she/elle | 23 | Beaverton, OR, USA | Hillsboro SC 
D’Angelo, Sabrina | she/elle | 29 | Welland, ON, CAN | Welland SC Wizards 
Fleming, Jessie | she/elle | 25 | London, ON, CAN | Nor’West Optimist SC 
Gilles, Vanessa | she/elle | 27 | Ottawa, ON, CAN | Ottawa Capital United SC 
Grosso, Julia | she/elle | 22 | Vancouver, BC, CAN | Vancouver’s Italian Canadian SF 
Huitema, Jordyn | she/elle | 21 | Chilliwack, BC, CAN | Chilliwack FC 
Lacasse, Cloé | she/elle | 29 | Sudbury, ON, CAN | Sudbury 
Larisey, Clarissa | she/elle | 23 | Ottawa, ON, CAN | Ottawa Goulbourn SC 
Lawrence, Ashley | she/elle | 27 | Caledon East, ON, CAN | Brams United SC 
Leon, Adriana | she/elle | 30 | Maple and King City, ON, CAN | Vaughan Azzuri 
Proulx, Lysianne | she/elle | 23 | Boucherville, QC, CAN | CS Boucherville 
Quinn | they/iel | 27 | Toronto, ON, CAN | North Toronto SC 
Riviere, Jayde | she/elle | 21 | Markham, ON, CAN | West Rouge SC 
Rose, Jade | she/elle | 20 | Markham, ON, CAN | Markham SC 
Schmidt, Sophie | she/elle | 34 | Abbotsford, BC, CAN | Abbotsford 
Sheridan, Kailen | she/elle | 27 | Whitby, ON, CAN | Pickering SC 
Sinclair, Christine | she/elle | 39 | Burnaby, BC, CAN | South Burnaby Metro Club Bees 
St-Georges, Bianca | she/elle | 25 | St-Charles-Borommée, QC, CAN | St-Félix De Valois 
Viens, Evelyne | she/elle | 26 | L’Ancienne-Lorette, QC, CAN | AS Mistral Laurentien 
Yekka, Sura | she/elle | 25 | Mississauga, ON, CAN | North Mississauga SC  

Canada are Olympic champions (Tokyo 2020), two-time bronze medal winners (2012 and 2016), and two-time Concacaf champions (1998 and 2010). In all, Canada have participated in seven consecutive editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ (1995 to 2019) and four consecutive editions of the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament (2008 to 2021). At Tokyo 2020, Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team became the first Canadian team to win three consecutive medals at the Summer Olympic Games and just the third nation in the world to win three medals in women’s soccer. 

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Youth Teams, meanwhile, have won four Concacaf youth titles: the 2004 and 2008 Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championship, the 2010 Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship, and the 2014 Concacaf Girls’ Under-15 Championship. Canada have qualified for eight editions of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (including a silver medal at Canada 2002) and all seven editions of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup (including a fourth-place finish at Uruguay 2018).