Canada rounded off their ‘Tournoi de France’ with clashes against the Netherlands and Brazil this past week, drawing 0-0 and 2-0, respectively. Here is how both games went down, and what we took away from this tournament, as Canada’s Olympic preparations continue on in full force. In a tournament filled with some of the best, they at least held their own. Canada may have wrapped … Continue reading Stalemate: CanWNT ends their ‘Tournoi de France’ with back-to-back draws against Brazil and the Netherlands
Canada’s Women’s National Team is back in action this week, as they prepare to take on Brazil, France and the Netherlands at the inaugural “Tournoi de France”, a friendly tournament taking place in the north-east of France. For a Canada team still in search of their identity, it’s a perfect test for them, as they get set for another big year for their program. After … Continue reading Tokyo Tune-up: Canada’s Women’s National Team getting much-needed pre-Olympic test at Tournoi de France
Canada’s Women’s National Team kicks off its Olympic qualifying campaign this week. Here is what their all-time leading goalscorer, Christine Sinclair, had to say ahead of what promises to be an exciting couple of weeks down in Texas. Goal scoring records. The pursuit of 5 rings. Revenge for 2019. There’s a lot on the mind of Canada’s Women’s National Team players heading into this 2020 … Continue reading Locked and Loaded: Despite talk of record, Christine Sinclair focused on ‘important’ Olympic qualifiers
With Canada’s Women’s National Team getting set to get their 2020 Olympic Dreams underway later next week, we break down their road to Tokyo, some tactical questions and other burning questions ahead of their first match down at qualifiers; a date with St.Kitts and Nevis. They’re heading down to Texas, where they’ll wrangle with their dreams of 5 ring bling. In a few days, Canada’s … Continue reading Big Dreams in Texas: What to expect from Canada’s Women National Team in Olympic Qualifiers
After a busy period, with more still to come, we navigate through the Canada Soccer landscape in this edition of ‘Thursday Thoughts’. We look at the U17s tournament in Brazil, look ahead to the U23’s next year and set the table for both the Men and Women’s Senior National Team programs. It’s November, and it’s a busy time, at least for those who are fans … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Navigating through a busy period for Canada Soccer
It’s been over a week now, yet it’s still tough to process the fact that Canada was knocked out of the Women’s World Cup in only the round of 16. Despite their high FIFA ranking coming into the tournament , they were unable to live up to the lofty expectations put on both by themselves and the rest of the nation. With their strong performance in … Continue reading Thoughts and Musings: Looking Back at Canada’s Elimination (and What Needs to Change)
While it started as a promising run for Canada at the Women’s World Cup, with 2 clean sheets in their first two matches, things did not end as hoped as Canada ended up finishing second in their group, falling 2-1 to the Netherlands on the last matchday. While this result still ensures them of qualification to the last 16 of the tournament, winning their group … Continue reading After a Stiff Start at the WWC, Canada Looks to Find Some Goals Against Sweden in the Round of 16
Despite having a strong squad and high FIFA ranking, Canada’s Women’s National team has a lot to prove this World Cup, as they look to live up to their high expectations for this tournament, chasing their first ever finals appearence in a major women’s tournament, despite being one of the top women’s soccer teams for many years now. The Canada’s Women’s National Team opens up … Continue reading Despite Strong Squad and High Ranking, Canada Looking to Shed Underdog Label in 2019 Women’s World Cup.