The host nation Canada have announced the list of all 23 women players names for the seventh edition of FIFA Women’s Football World Cup. A roster of 23 players have been announced on 28th of April 2015 for the biggest competition of Women’s football. 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup is set to begin from 6th June in Canada. Have a look on the complete list of all players roster of Canada.
Canada Women Team Squad For 2015 Football World Cup
|Karina LeBlanc||Chicago Red Stars|
|Erin McLeod||Houston Dash|
|Kadeisha Buchanan||West Virginia University|
|Allysha Chapman||Houston Dash|
|Lauren Sesselmann||Houston Dash|
|Rhian Wilkinson||Portland Thorns FC|
|Jessie Fleming||London NorWest SC|
|Kaylyn Kyle||Portland Thorns FC|
|Ashley Lawrence||West Virginia University|
|Diana Matheson||Washington Spirit|
|Desiree Scott||Notts Couty Ladies|
|Jonelle Filigno||Sky Blue FC|
|Adriana Leon||Chicago Red Stars|
|Christine Sinclair||Portland Thorns FC|
|Melissa Tancredi||Chicago Red Stars|
In this squad, fifteen players will reappear who played the 2012 Olympics for Canada. Christine Sinclair is named as the captain of Canada National Women’s Football Team. The team will also feature the winning goal scorer of 2012 Olympic, Diana Matheson.
Christine Sinclair will lead the team throughout the competition. Canada will play the opening game of the competition against China on 6th June 2015.
John Herdman, said “They all committed wholeheartedly to the vision and competition for each position was fierce. Ultimately, we feel that this group of 23 makes us the best team we can be across our four corners of the game.”
“There’s a lot of the same players but [John] has completely changed our team and completely changed each individual player. And with him as our head coach anything is possible.”
Canada is in group A where the hosts will face China PR, New Zealand and Netherlands. After China, Canada will play against New Zealand on 11th of June and Netherlands on 15th June 2015.
So this is the list of 23 players roster of Canada team squad for 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Do you think the association have picked up the best players for the best football tournament?