Canada v Sweden – International Friendly (24 November 2014)

Canada v Sweden – International Friendly (24 November 2014)

Canada announces squad to play Sweden

Canada have announced their squad to participate in two closed-door international friendly matches against Sweden on 24 and 26 November in California.

Canada Women’s National Team head coach John Herdman has selected 24 players to take part in the international friendlies as the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 hosts continue preparations for the big event next summer.

The matches will take place on Monday 24 November (kickoff at 14.00 local / 17.00 ET) and Wednesday 26 November (kickoff at 19.00 local / 22.00 ET).

John Herdman commented on Canada Soccer: “It’s a large squad. We’ve taken pretty much all our residency-based players that are physically able to contribute in the game, that’s pretty much our widest squad that we’re taking in.”

The players will be fighting for a place in the Canada Women’s National Team when John Herdman makes his final selection ahead of the World Cup.

Canada squad to play Sweden

Goalkeepers:

Stephanie Labbe – KIF Orebro
Erin McLeod – Houston Dash

Defenders:

Kadeisha Buchanan – West Virginia University
Allysha Chapman – Eskilstuna United DFF
Robyn Gayle – Washington Spirit
Carmelina Moscato – Seattle Reign FC
Marie-Eve Nault – KIF Orebro
Rebecca Quinn – Duke University
Rachel Quon – Chicago Red Stars
Rhian Wilkinson – Comètes de Laval
Sura Yekka – Brams United
Emily Zurrer – Jitex BK

Midfielders:

Brittany Baxter – unattached / sans club
Jessie Fleming – London NorWest SC
Selenia Iacchelli – unattached / sans club
Kaylyn Kyle – Houston Dash
Ashley Lawrence – West Virginia University
Sophie Schmidt – Sky Blue FC
Desiree Scott – Notts County

Forwards:

Josée Bélanger – Comètes de Laval
Jonelle Filigno – Sky Blue FC
Adriana Leon – Chicago Red Stars
Christine Sinclair – Portland Thorns FC
Melissa Tancredi – Chicago Red Stars

1 Comment
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    WSU 5 years ago

    Late addition to the Canada roster for matches against Sweden: Janine Becki

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