Charmaine Hooper
Charmaine
Hooper

Born
Jan 15, 1968
Age
53
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Georgetown, GUY
Height
170 cm
School(s)
North Carolina State University
Where they grew up
Ottawa, CAN
TEAM HONOURS (3)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
129 Appearances
129 Starts
71 Goals
13 Assists

Bio

Charmaine Hooper

Charmaine Elizabeth Hooper... sports family (soccer brother Lyndon, baseball brother Ian)... she was eight years old when her family moved to Ottawa, ON, CAN... she was 12 years old when she started playing soccer for Nepean Hotspurs in Ottawa... played soccer and basketball at J.S. Woodsworth Secondary School in Nepean (now part of Ottawa)... growing up, favourites included Pelé, Dale Mitchell...

one of six original members of Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team in 1986 that also participated in Canada’s first FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1995 (Annie Caron, Carla Chin, Geri Donnelly, Charmaine Hooper, Michelle Ring and Cathy Ross)... as part of the Canadian Soccer Association’s Centennial Celebration in 2012, was honoured on the All-Time Canada XI women’s team... attended the Final Match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 in Vancouver... in 2017, one of four co-founders of the Canada Women’s Soccer Alumni Association (Geri Donnelly, Charmaine Hooper, Nicole Sedgwick Stewart, Helen Stoumbos)...

said former teammate Rhian Wilkinson in 2011, Hooper “really set the standard for everyone at training (and) I think that is still with the team today”... said former teammate Emily Zurrer in 2011, Hooper “took command on the field and off the field”...

from Sweden 1995, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group as one of Canada’s outstanding players... from USA 1999, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group as one of Canada’s outstanding players... from USA 2003, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (“inspirational leader, commanding in defence, dangerous at set pieces”)...

said coach Stuart Barber in 1983, “Charmaine is a born striker with a golden touch”... wrote Shirley Connor in 1984, “her goals have become so predictable the team has stopped keeping statistics”... said school coach Lionel Woods in 1986, “she’s the most talented player I’ve ever coached and she has a great attitude which she needs given all the attention she gets on the field”...

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