In 2019, France has the honor to host the 8th edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup from the 7 June to 7 July 2019. For the one of the biggest Women’s tournament, a total number of 24 participating teams have now been qualified where Canada Women’s Football Team have 7th times appearance for the tournament. A total of 552 players have been called up by the 24 participating nations including Canada Football Team.
The Canada Football team has been 7 times appearance in international women’s soccer with the 4th position best place in 2003. Canada Head coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller have announced their official 23-player squad for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France, unveiled with the theme “Together We Rise”. He ensures for the best possible performance to win the first trophy.
Kenneth Heiner-Møller selected 23 players were named in the Women’s friendlies against Mexico and Canada on 18 & 24 May 2019. This friendly match has been decided the final squad players of Canada Soccer girls Players in the group stage matches.
The team has 7-time qualified (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 & 2019) in the world cup and best result 4th place in 2003 Women’s football world cup. This time soccer team playing in the Group E stage with Cameroon, New Zealand, and Netherlands.
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019: Canada World Cup Squad Players
Kenneth Heiner-Møller is a Danish football Manager and also Manager of Women Football Team of Canada team. He currently working in the best XI selection process in the final playing squad, which supported by his technical team during the Friendly match against Mexico, and Spain.
He selects few names instead of a provisional squad, despite the deadline for the final World Cup squads being June 10. The Canada squad features 9 returning players from the 2015 FIFA Women’s world cup, Christine Sinclair, Sophie Schmidt, Desiree Scott, Ashley Lawrence, Kadeisha Buchanan, Stephanie Labbé, and Jessie Fleming includes this squad.
The team playing the first match against Cameroon at Montpellier, France on 10 June. Total 3 matches will be playing in the group stage, where the second match will be playing between Canada vs New Zealand, It will be playing in Grenoble, France on June 15, 2019. Canada women’s soccer team is balanced squad and Currently No 5 position in FIFA rankings.
Canada squad for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019
Goalkeepers: Stephanie Labbé (Lyon), Kailen Sheridan (Guingamp), Sabrina D’Angelo (Arsenal)
Defenders: Allysha Chapman (Chelsea), Kadeisha Buchanan (Montpellier), Shelina Zadorskyv (Lyon), Rebecca Quinn (Lyon), Jayde Riviere (Paris Saint-Germain), Ashley Lawrence (Lyon), Shannon Woeller (Eskilstuna United) Lindsay Agnew (Houston Dash), and Jenna Hellstrom (KIF Örebro)
Midfielders: Julia Grosso (Texas Longhorns), Desiree Scott (Utah Royals FC), Sophie Schmidt (Houston Dash), Gabrielle Carle (Florida State Seminoles), Jessie Fleming (UCLA Bruins)
Forwards: Deanne Rose (Florida Gators) Jordyn Huitema ((Paris Saint-Germain), Christine Sinclair (captain) (Portland Thorns FC), Nichelle Prince ( Houston Dash), Janine Beckie (Manchester City), Adriana Leon (West Ham United)
2019 Women’s World Cup Canada team schedule and results
|Match||Date||Team||Venue or Stadium|
|Group match||June 10, 2019||Canada vs Cameroon||Montpellier, France|
|Group match||June 15, 2019||Canada vs Cameroon||Grenoble, France|
|Group match||June 20, 2019||Netherlands vs Canada||Reims, France|