Coach Herdman selects 22 players for camp in Moncton
Canada has announced its roster for the upcoming Women’s International Friendly match in Moncton, NB, a match that not only celebrates Canada’s Centennial year, but also serves as an Olympic send off for the national team. The Canadian team will face China PR this coming Wednesday 30 May 2012 at Stade Moncton 2010 Stadium. The match kicks off at 20.00 local.
Canadian coach John Herdman has selected 22 players for the trip, including both players from the recent residency camp in Vancouver as well as players arriving from their clubs in Sweden.
The event on 30 May will be the first Canadian match staged at Stade Moncton 2010 Stadium. The match will also allow the Canadian Soccer Association to share its 100th anniversary with the soccer community in Atlantic Canada. Fans can purchase tickets to the Canada-China PR match at tickets.moncton.ca, by phone at 1.888.720.5600 or in person by visiting the Moncton Coliseum Box Office. For more information on tickets please visit the event ticket page.
Canada will participate in the London 2012 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament from 25 July to 9 August. This will mark Canada’s second participation in the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament, following a quarter-final finish at Beijing 2008. In advance of London 2012, Canada will face China PR in a home Women’s International Friendly match on 30 May (Moncon, NB, Canada) and then USA in an away Women’s International Friendly match on 30 June (Sandy, UT, USA).
1- GK- Karina LeBlanc |
2- CB- Emily Zurrer | SWE / Dalsjöfors G.o.I.F.
3- FB- Melanie Booth | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
4- M- Carmelina Moscato | SWE / Piteå IF
5- FB- Robyn Gayle |
6- M- Kaylyn Kyle |
7- FB- Rhian Wilkinson |
8- M- Diana Matheson | NOR / Lillestrøm SK Kvinner
9- CB- Candace Chapman |
10- F- Christina Julien | SWE / Jitex BK
11- M- Desiree Scott | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
12- F- Christine Sinclair |
13- M- Sophie Schmidt | SWE / Kristianstads DFF
14- F- Melissa Tancredi | SWE / Dalsjöfors G.o.I.F.
15- M- Kelly Parker |
16- F- Jonelle Filigno | USA / Rutgers University
17- M- Brittany Timko | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
18- GK- Erin McLeod | SWE / Dalsjöfors G.o.I.F.
19- M- Chelsea Stewart |
20- FB- Marie-Eve Nault | CAN / Ottawa Fury
22- F- Chelsea Buckland | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
23- FB- Lauren Sesselmann |
Booth, Melanie | 1984 | Burlington, ON, CAN | Burlington Youth SC
Buckland, Chelsea | 1990 | North Delta, BC, CAN | Walley SA
Chapman, Candace | 1983 | Ajax, ON, CAN | Ajax United
Filigno, Jonelle | 1990 | Mississauga, ON, CAN | North Mississauga
Gayle, Robyn | 1985 | Mississauga, ON, CAN | Mississauga Dixie Hearts
Julien, Christina | 1988 | Williamstown, ON, CAN | Williamstown
Kyle, Kaylyn | 1988 | Saskatoon, SK, CAN | Silverwood Rangers
LeBlanc, Karina | 1980 | Maple Ridge, BC, CAN | Golden Ears Angels
Matheson, Diana | 1984 | Oakville, ON, CAN | Oakville SC
McLeod, Erin | 1983 | Edmonton & Calgary, AB, CAN | St. Albert
Moscato, Carmelina | 1984 | Mississauga, ON, CAN | Dixie SC
Nault, Marie-Eve | 1982 | Trois-Rivières, QC, CAN | Gazelles de l’Association Trifuvlien de soccer
Parker, Kelly | 1981 | Saskatoon, SK, CAN | Saskatoon United SC
Schmidt, Sophie | 1988 | Abbotsford, BC, CAN | Abbotsford
Scott, Desiree | 1987 | Winnipeg, MB, CAN | Maples Cougars
Sesselmann, Lauren | 1983 | Green Bay, WI, USA | St. Bernard Elementary School
Sinclair, Christine | 1983 | Burnaby, BC, CAN | South Burnaby Metro Club Bees
Stewart, Chelsea | 1990 | Denver, CO, USA & The Pas, MB, CAN | Real Colorado
Tancredi, Melissa | 1981 | Ancaster, ON, CAN | Ancaster
Timko, Brittany | 1985 | Coquitlam, BC, CAN | Coquitlam City Panthers
Wilkinson, Rhian | 1982 | Baie d’Urfé, QC, CAN | Lakeshore
Zurrer, Emily | 1987 | Crofton, BC, CAN | Cowichan Valley
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