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“I’m pleased with the resilience shown”: CanWNT/CanXNT come back from behind late to pick up tough 2-2 draw vs Nigeria

The CanWNT/CanXNT took on Nigeria in the second of two games in their April camp on Monday. Here’s what stood out to us from that one.  It might’ve not been the result that they wanted out of it, but it certainly was an entertaining game.  And at the end of the day, they showed great resilience in a tough environment, learning some important lessons along … Continue reading “I’m pleased with the resilience shown”: CanWNT/CanXNT come back from behind late to pick up tough 2-2 draw vs Nigeria

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“There’s no better feeling”: CanWNT/CanXNT mark return to Vancouver in memorable fashion with commanding 2-0 win over Nigeria

The CanWNT/CanXNT took on Nigeria in friendly action at BC Place on Friday, coming as part of their Olympic gold medal ‘Celebration Tour’. Here’s what stood out to us from that one.  It was a game befitting of a ‘Celebration Tour’.  On a night where there was a lot of partying off the pitch for the CanWNT/CanXNT, and for good reason, they made sure to … Continue reading “There’s no better feeling”: CanWNT/CanXNT mark return to Vancouver in memorable fashion with commanding 2-0 win over Nigeria

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“There were a lot of positives”: CanWNT/CanXNT runs out of steam in Spain loss to close out otherwise solid showing at Arnold Clark Cup

The CanWNT/CanXNT finished the Arnold Clark Cup with a clash against Spain on Wednesday. Here’s our match report from that one.  You just knew that a stiff test awaited them in this last game.  Yet, at the same time, you also harboured hope that the CanWNT/CanXNT could find a way to come out strong against a difficult Spain side as they got set to tackle … Continue reading “There were a lot of positives”: CanWNT/CanXNT runs out of steam in Spain loss to close out otherwise solid showing at Arnold Clark Cup

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“We just found a way to win”: CanWNT/CanXNT continues strong start to Arnold Clark Cup with gritty 1-0 win over Germany

The CanWNT/CanXNT took on Germany in the second game of the Arnold Clark Cup on Sunday. Here’s our match report from that one.  It was a much-needed bounceback.  Fresh off of a decent 1-1 draw against England in their opening match of the Arnold Clark Cup, there was no doubt that the CanWNT/CanXNT were looking to take a step forward in their second game of … Continue reading “We just found a way to win”: CanWNT/CanXNT continues strong start to Arnold Clark Cup with gritty 1-0 win over Germany

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Solid Start: CanWNT/CanXNT kick off 2022 with hard-earned 1-1 draw in scrappy clash with England at Arnold Clark Cup

The CanWNT/CanXNT took on England in their first game of the Arnold Clark Cup on Thursday. Here’s our match report from that one.  All things considered, it was a good point.  Heading into the Arnold Clark Cup, of the three games that they were going to play, the CanWNT/CanXNT probably circled their opener against England as their most winnable match, especially given their recent history … Continue reading Solid Start: CanWNT/CanXNT kick off 2022 with hard-earned 1-1 draw in scrappy clash with England at Arnold Clark Cup

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“We have to keep the context in our minds”: The CanWNT/CanXNT end 2021 on mixed note in tight 0-0 draw vs Mexico

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team ended off their 2021 on a mixed note on Tuesday, as they drew Mexico 0-0 in a friendly. Here’s what stood out to us from that game. It was a step forward, but not to where they hoped to be. For Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team, they were looking for any sort of response after a tough 2-1 loss to … Continue reading “We have to keep the context in our minds”: The CanWNT/CanXNT end 2021 on mixed note in tight 0-0 draw vs Mexico

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Mexico Masterclass: Strong start propels Mexico to huge 2-1 win over CanWNT/CanXNT in friendly action

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team took on Mexico in a friendly match on Saturday. Here’s what stood out to us from that one, a 2-1 Mexico win, their first victory over Canada since 2004.  It was a sight that we haven’t seen too often this year.  Undefeated in their last 12 games, Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team were heading into their friendly with Mexico on … Continue reading Mexico Masterclass: Strong start propels Mexico to huge 2-1 win over CanWNT/CanXNT in friendly action

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New Zealand Double: CanWNT/CanXNT close out leg 1 of celebration tour on a high note with 1-0 victory over New Zealand

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team took on New Zealand in the 2nd game out of 2 games in their Tokyo Summer Olympics gold medal celebration tour in Montreal on Tuesday. Here’s what stood out from that game for us.  After a big offensive explosion in game 1, game 2 offered a more fitting victory.  Seeing that they did so well to grind out an Olympic … Continue reading New Zealand Double: CanWNT/CanXNT close out leg 1 of celebration tour on a high note with 1-0 victory over New Zealand

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Capital Celebration: The CanWNT/CanXNT kicks off their Olympic gold medal celebration tour on a high note with big 5-1 victory over New Zealand

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team kicked off their Tokyo Summer Olympics gold medal celebration tour against New Zealand in Ottawa on Saturday. Here’s what stood out from that one for us in that one, a big 5-1 victory, one that those in attendance won’t soon forget for a multitude of reasons.  It was a party befitting of a homecoming.  As they got set to play … Continue reading Capital Celebration: The CanWNT/CanXNT kicks off their Olympic gold medal celebration tour on a high note with big 5-1 victory over New Zealand

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Golden Forever: CanWNT mark themselves in history with magical gold medal win 

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team picked up a historic gold medal on Friday morning, as they beat Sweden in the final of the women’s soccer tournament. Here’s what stood out to us from that one.  Against all odds, they found a way.  After many had predicted they’d struggle to get out of the group stages, that their squad was too old, that head coach Bev … Continue reading Golden Forever: CanWNT mark themselves in history with magical gold medal win