France face Canada on Thursday 4th April 2013 for the first time since the London 2012 Bronze medal match which saw Canada win 1-0.
The International Friendly on 4th April will be hosted at the Stade du Ray in Nice. Kick-off 18:30 local time / 12:30pm ET.
France head coach Bruno Bini has announced his roster as: Sarah Bouhaddi (Lyon), Céline Deville (Lyon), Laure Boulleau (Paris Saint-Germain), Anaïg Butel (Juvisy), Sabrina Delannoy (Paris Saint-Germain), Corine Franco (Lyon)
Laura Georges (Lyon), Jessica Houara (Paris Saint-Germain), Wendie Renard (Lyon), Camille Abily (Lyon), Camille Catala (Juvisy), Louisa Necib (Lyon), Sandrine Soubeyrand (Juvisy), Gaëtane Thiney (Juvisy), Marie-Laure Delie (Montpellier), Eugénie Le Sommer (Lyon), Elodie Thomis (Lyon), and Laëtitia Tonazzi (Lyon).
Canada travel to France with a 19-player roster: Erin McLeod (USA / Chicago Red Stars), Karina LeBlanc (USA / Portland Thorns FC), Emily Zurrer (USA / Seattle Reign FC), Carmelina Moscato (USA / Chicago Red Stars), Lauren Sesselmann (USA / FC Kansas City), Kadeisha Buchanan (CAN / Erin Mills Mighty Eagles U-16), Robyn Gayle (USA / Washington Spirit), Rhian Wilkinson (USA / Boston Breakers), Ashley Lawrence (CAN / Erin Mills Mighty Eagles), Chelsea Stewart (USA / UCLA), Kaylyn Kyle (USA / Seattle Reign FC), Diana Matheson (USA / Washington Spirit), Desiree Scott (USA / FC Kansas City), Sophie Schmidt (USA / Sky Blue FC), Jonelle Filigno (USA / Rutgers University), Tiffany Cameron (USA / Seattle Reign FC), Christine Sinclair (USA / Portland Thorns FC), Adriana Leon (USA / Boston Breakers), Jodi-Ann Robinson (USA / Western New York Flash).
France are preparing for the UEFA Women’s European Championship which takes place in Sweden this summer.
|France Starting Line-up||Canada Starting Line-up|
Referee: Jana Adamkova (Czech Republic)
Assistant: Adriana Secova & Gabriela Hanakova (Czech Republic)
4th: Manuela Nicolosi (France)
Live Match Updates:
France 1-1 Canada
(Elodie Thomis 45+1′, Kaylyn Kyle 90+3′)
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