Pacific Cup Roster Released

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian women’s World Cup Team head coach Even Pellerud today released the roster of players he will draw from for the upcoming Pacific […]

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian women’s World Cup Team head coach Even Pellerud today released the roster of players he will draw from for the upcoming Pacific Cup tournament in Australia from May 31 – June 11. The tournament will take place in Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle and Campbelltown (Sydney suburb) and will feature the national teams of China, Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and the United States.
Sixteen of the 18 players chosen, represented Canada at the Nike Cup earlier this month where Canada lost 4-0 to the United States in the final on May 7. The roster marks the return of five-year veteran Liz Smith to the national side and the first call-up for 18-year-old Katherine Warman.
Pacific Cup Schedule
May 31 t
Canada vs New Zealand t- Canberra (2:00 p.m.)
USA vs China tt- Canberra (5:00 p.m.)
Australia vs Japant- Canberra (7:30 p.m.)
June 2t
Japan vs New Zealand t- Sydney (3:00 p.m.)
USA vs Canada tt- Sydney (5:30 p.m.)
Australia vs Chinat- Sydney (8:00 p.m.)
June 4
Japan vs Chinat t- Campbelltown (11:00 a.m.)
USA vs New Zealand t- Campbelltown (1:30 p.m.)
Australia vs Canadat- Campbelltown (4:00 p.m.)
June 7
Australia vs New Zealand t- Newcastle (3:00 p.m.)
June 8
China vs. Canadat- Newcastle (3:30 p.m.)
USA vs Japantt- Newcastle (6:00 p.m.)
June 10
Canada vs Japantt- Newcastle (12:00 p.m.)
China vs. New Zealandt- Newcastle (2:30 p.m.)
June 11
Australia vs USAt- Newcastle (2:30 p.m.)
CANADIAN ROSTER FOR PACIFIC CUP TOURNAMENT IN AUSTRALIA
Nicole WrighttGK
Karina LeBlanctGK
Randee HermustD
Cindy WalshtD
Isabelle MorneautD
Marie-Claude DiontD
Andrea NeiltM
Amy WalshtM
Breanna BoydtM
Katherine WarmantM
Liz SmithtM
Isabelle HarveytF
Kristina KisstF
Christine SinclairtF
Silvana BurtinitF
Kelly HaxtontF
Christine LathamtF
Mary Beth BowietF

Guidelines for the Return to Soccer

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