Connie Cant

05 March 1964
Montréal, Québec, Canada
165 cm
Concordia University
Where they grew up
St-Bruno, Québec, Canada
International "A" - CAN WNT
22 Appearances
22 Starts
4 Goals
0 Assists


Connie Cant

Contame Cant... speaks French and English... soccer family (sisters Maureen and Josephine)... growing up, favourites included Kenny Dalglish, Liverpool FC... has worked as a nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2007... honoured by the Québec Soccer Hall of Fame (Temple de la renommée du soccer québecoise)... she was part of the 1988 Concordia women’s team honoured by the Concordia University Sports Hall of Fame in 2011...

won a Concacaf silver medal with Canada (1991)… represented Canada at the World Invitational Women’s Tournament (Chinese Cup 1987) and International Women’s Football Tournament (China 1988)... was an original member of Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team in 1986... in the program’s early years, was often part of Canada’s “Marvelous Midfield” (Joan McEachern on the right, Connie Cant and Geri Donnelly in the centre, Annie Caron on the left)... career 22 international “A” appearances across six years from 1986 to 1991 with Canada Soccer's Women's National Team, ranked third all time among Canadians when she left international football (22 of Canada’s 24 “A” matches)...

club career in Canada... with Dorval United SC, a Canada Soccer National Championships winner (Jubilee Trophy in 1989)...

attended the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 in Montréal...

said Debbie Doyle in 1989 in Québec Soccer magazine, “Connie distributes the ball excellently. She controls the midfield. She moves forward with the ball and always plays it to the right person” (Connie distribue le ballon d’excellente façon. Elle contrôle le milieu de terrain. Elle monte avec le ballon et le donne à la bonne personne à chaque fois”)... said Annie Caron in 2021, Connie “dominated her team, she read the game in a way that was way ahead of anybody else at our level... she was the kind of player that may have made it look like things came easy to her, maybe some things did, but if it didn’t, she was just willing to put in the hard work and sacrifices”...

For Country

she was one of 23 footballers that participated in the first-ever Canadian women’s national camp in July 1986 in Winnipeg... she was 22 years old when she made her debut for Canada (7 July 1986)... she scored her first international “A” goal for Canada on 7 July 1987 in Blaine, MN, USA (North American Cup)… represented Canada at the 1988 Women’s International Tournament in China PR... won a silver medal with Canada at the 1991 CONCACAF Women's Championship / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for China 1991... she played in 22 of Canada’s first 23 matches at the international “A” level, including a career-high 17 consecutive Canada matches from 1987 to 1991... 

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