Canada claims silver at CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying
Posted on 29 January 2012 in Women's Olympic Football Tournament
After securing qualification for London 2012 on Friday, Canada fell short of its final goal at the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament: a victory against arch-rival USA. On the final day of the competition, Canada could not rouse itself enough to defeat the favoured Americans, thus claiming a silver medal in the eight-team confederation championship.
USA prevailed 4:0 on the day in front of a sell-out crowd of 25,427 fans at BC Place in Vancouver to close-out a widely successfully Canada 2012 for both the home team and the overall competition. Over 15 matches, the tournament featured a combined attendance of 162,223 fans from 19-29 January.
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