Canadian women meet AC Milan stars

Canada’s women’s national team had the opportunity to attend an AC Milan practice on Tuesday evening at RFK Memorial Stadium in Washington, DC. The team watched the session from pitch level and then met the players and coaching staff after the session.

Canada’s women’s national team had the opportunity to attend an AC Milan practice on Tuesday evening at RFK Memorial Stadium in Washington, DC. The team watched the session from pitch level and then met the players and coaching staff after the session.



“It was very good for our players to meet some of the best players in the world,” said Canadian national head coach Carolina Morace. “The players and staff were very good to come over and introduce themselves to our players.”



AC Milan is in North America for a three-match exhibition tour. It plays D.C. United on 26 May, Chicago Fire on 30 May, and Impact Montréal on 2 June. Canada’s women’s national team will be in attendance at the 26 May match in Washington on Wednesday night.



AC Milan, the one-time FIFA Club World Cup champion from Italian Serie A, features a cast of superstar players like Inzaghi, Ronaldinho, Seedorf, and the young Alexandre Pato who starred at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007.



This 2 June, AC Milan will be in Canada to play the Impact at Stade Olympique in Montréal, QC. While the match will be played indoors, it will be played on grass specifically laid out for this match. The grass surface will be reusable for a future occasion. The 2 June match will kickoff at 20.00 ET and will be broadcast on radio on the Team 990 and CKAC Sports.



Canada, whose title sponsor is Winners and presenting sponsor is Teck, is in the midst of a 10-day camp in nearby Germantown, MD. It will travel to Hamar, Norway on 28 May and then face one-time FIFA Women’s World Cup and Olympic champion Norway on 3 June.

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