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Canada Prepares To Face Mexico In The Maritimes

Posted on 21 June 2002 in ↳ Women's EXCEL U-18 to U-20

Ottawa, Ontario - Canada's Women's Under-19 Head Coach Ian Bridge today announced his 20-player roster for a training camp and three-game series against Mexico in the Maritimes from June 25 - July 6. These games are part of The Road to the World Championship Games, being used as preparation for the FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship.

Fresh off their three-game sweep of Italy, the Canadians will now focus on their three-game series against Mexico, beginning July 1 in Saint John, New Brunswick. The teams will then travel to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for a game on July 3 and then on to Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia for the final game on July 5. The Nova Scotia game is already a sell-out.

Following the games against Mexico, the Canadians will face Chinese Taipei in Vancouver and Victoria before wrapping up their warm-up their tour of Canada against Brazil in Calgary on August 11.

The FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship takes place from August 17 - September 1 in Edmonton, Victoria and Vancouver.

The Road to the World Championship Games:

Monday, July 1 vs Mexico - Jeux Canada Games Stadium, Saint John, NB\t6:00 p.m. local time
Wednesday, July 3 vs Mexico - MacAdam Field, UPEI, Charlottetown, PEI\t6:45 p.m. local time
Friday, July 5 vs Mexico - Raymond Field, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS\t6:30 p.m. local time
Sunday, July 28 vs Chinese Taipei - Centennial Stadium, Victoria, BC\t\t4:00 p.m. local time
Wednesday, July 31 vs Chinese Taipei - Swangard Stadium. Vancouver, BC\t7:30 p.m. local time
Sunday, August 11 vs Brazil - Foothills Stadium, Calgary, AB\t\t\t4:00 p.m. local time

UNDER-19 WOMEN'S TEAM ROSTER
Name\tPos.\tHometown\tD.O.B.\t\tClub
Erin McLeod\tGK\tCalgary, AB\t26/2/83\t\tSouthern Methodist University
Jessica Hussey\tGK\tKanata, ON\t2/9/83\t\tOttawa Fury
Sasha Andrews\tD\tEdmonton, AB\t14/2/83\t\tSouthern Methodist University
Robyn Gayle\tD\tMississauga, ON\t31/10/85\t\t
Christina Kahlina\tD\tSherwood Park, AB\t29/3/83\t\tUniversity of Alberta
Heather Smith\tD\tNew Westminister, BC\t26/7/83\t\tUniversity of British Columbia
Myriam Gousse\tM\tBrossard, QC\t23/5/85\t\tLac St-Louis Lakers
Sarah Kozey\tM/F\tHalifax, NS\t16/4/84\t\tAthens United
Caroline Vaillancourt\tM/F\tCharlesbourg, QC\t2/2/85\t\tDynamo de Quebec
Melanie Booth\tM\tBurlington, ON\t24/8/84\t\tBurlington Flames
Candace Chapman\tM/F\tAjax, ON\t2/4/83\t\tUniversity of Notre Dame
Clare Rustad\tM\tSalt Spring Island, BC\t27/4/83\t\tUniversity of Washington
Katie Thorlakson\tM\tLangley, BC\t14/1/85\t\tUniversity of Notre Dame
Kara Lang\tF\tOakville, ON\t22/10/86\t\tOakville
Amy Vermeulen\tF\tSaskatoon, SK\t23/11/83\t\tUniversity of Wisconsin
Carmelina Moscato\tF\tMississauga, ON\t2/5/84\t\tOttawa Fury
Britanny Timko\tF\tCoquitlam, BC\t5/9/85\t\tBurnaby Panthers
Michelle Rowe\tF\tCalgary, AB\t17/5/84\t\tCalgary Blizzard
Christine Sinclair\tF\tBurnaby, BC\t12/6/83\t\tUniversity of Portland
Diana Matheson\t\tOakville, ON\t4/6/84\t\t

STAFF
Frank Bailey\t\tHead of Delegation, NS
Derek Wisdom\t\tHead of Delegation, NB
Mike Redmond\t\tHead of Delegation, PEI
Ian Bridge\t\tHead Coach
Lewis Page\t\tAssistant Coach
Shel Brodsgaard\t\tGoalkeeper Coach
Madeline Hunter\t\tAthletic Therapist
Cristy Cunningham\tManager
Sophie Drolet\t\tObserver

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