France v Canada – International Friendly (9 April 2015)
World Cup hosts, Canada travel to France for an international friendly match on 9 April, kick-off at 21:00 (local time).
It’s been two years since these teams have played each other, Canada is unbeaten in the last two meetings between the two teams with a win and a draw. The win was at the London 2012 Olympics while the draw was a 1-1 result on 4 April 2013.
Canada kick-off their World Cup campaign on 6 June against China PR, France will play their opening World Cup 2015 match on 9 June against England. Here are all the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 fixtures.
Philippe Bergeroo has included the following players in his French squad: Sarah Bouhaddi, Céline Deville, Meline Gerard, Laure Boulleau, Anaïg Butel, Sabrina Delannoy, Laura Georges, Amel Majri, Gridege Mbock Mbathy Nka, Wendie Renard, Camille Abily, Elise Bussaglia, Kenza Dali, Kheira Hamraoui, Amandine Henry, Aurélie Kaci, Claire Lavogez, Elodie Thomis, Sandie Toletti, Marie-Laure Delie, Kadidiatou Diani, Clarisse Le Bihan, Eugénie Le Sommer and Gaëtane Thiney
Canada women’s soccer team head Coach John Herdman has selected a 23-player squad to travel to France: Stephanie Labbe, Karina LeBlanc, Erin McLeod, Kadeisha Buchanan, Allysha Chapman, Robyn Gayle, Carmelina Moscato, Marie-Eve Nault, Rebecca Quinn, Lauren Sesselmann, Rhian Wilkinson, Emily Zurrer, Kaylyn Kyle, Jonelle Filigno, Jessie Fleming, Desiree Scott, Sophie Schmidt, Ashley Lawrence, Josée Bélanger, Janine Beckie, Adriana Leon, Christine Sinclair and Melissa Tancredi
France and Canada starting line-ups for international friendly:
|France starting XI||Canada starting XI|
Take a look at more international women’s football friendly matches in 2015.
Full-time: France 1-0 Canada
Goal: Eugénie Le Sommer 34′
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