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Canadian soccer timeline from 1993 to 1996

Posted on 27 May 2012 in Canadian Soccer Timeline

Canada participated in the FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time at Sweden 1995. In FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifiers in 1994, Canada finished second in its region behind USA. Canada posted three wins and one loss at Stade Claude-Robillard in Montréal, QC. At Sweden 1995, Canada posted a draw and two losses in the group phase and did not advance to the knock-out phase. Canada lost 2:3 to England, drew 3:3 with Nigeria, then loss 0:7 to Norway. Helen Stoumbos scored Canada's first goal in a FIFA Women's World Cup.

 

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Silvana Burtini

Forward | Williams Lake, BC

CONCACAF champion Silvana Burtini represented Canada at three FIFA Women’s World Cups. She won Canadian Player of the Year honours in 1998, the same year she won MVP honours at the CONCACAF Women’s Championship. She was also a two-time CONCACAF Top Scorer awards. In 2010, she became an honoured member of The Soccer Hall of Fame.


Geraldine Donnelly

Midfielder | Port Moody, BC

CONCACAF champion Geraldine Donnelly was an original member on Canada’s national team, also scoring the program’s first two goals on 9 July 1986. She left international football as Canada’s all-time leader with 71 appearances, including participation in two FIFA Women’s World Cups. In 1998, she helped Canada win the CONCACAF Women’s Championship.


Janine Helland (née Wood)

Defender | Edmonton, AB

Janine Helland represented Canada at two FIFA Women’s World Cups, including Canada’s first participation at Sweden 1995. A two-time runner-up for Canadian Player of the Year honours, she won silver medals at two CONCACAF tournaments. From 1995 to 1998, she played in 17 consecutive Canada matches.


Charmaine Hooper

Forward | Ottawa, ON

CONCACAF champion Charmaine Hooper represented Canada at three FIFA Women’s World Cups. An original member of Canada’s national team in 1986, she went on to set national records with 129 appearances and 71 goals. At USA 2003, she was a FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament all-star. In 2012, she became an honoured member of The Soccer Hall of Fame.


Angela Kelly

Midfielder | Brantford, ON

Angela Kelly was part of Canada’s first FIFA Women’s World Cup team at Sweden 1995. From 1993 to 1995, she played in 19 consecutive Canada matches, including a silver medal at a 1993 CONCACAF Women’s Invitational Tournament and the 1994 CONCACAF Women’s Championship. In 2004, she became an honoured member of The Soccer Hall of Fame.


Joan McEachern

Midfielder | Leroy, SK

Joan McEachern was part of Canada’s first FIFA Women’s World Cup team at Sweden 1995. She was a two-time CONCACAF silver medal winner, helping Canada finish second in 1991 and 1994 (in Montréal). At the club level, she won multiple gold medals in the Jubilee Trophy competition. In 2009, she became an honoured member of The Soccer Hall of Fame.


Andrea Neil

Midfielder | Vancouver, BC

Andrea Neil was the first Canadian to feature in four FIFA Women’s World Cups, with the highlight a fourth-place finish at USA 2003. Over an 18-year career, she set a national record by making 132 international appearances. She also won four CONCACAF silver medals. In 2012, she became an honoured member of The Soccer Hall of Fame.


Michelle Ring

Midfielder | Langley, BC

Michelle Ring was an original member on Canada’s national team in 1986, making her debut in the first match on 7 July 1986. She was also part of Canada’s first FIFA Women’s World Cup team at Sweden 1995. She played in 29 consecutive Canada matches from 1993 to 1995, at the time a national record. In 2005, she became an honoured member of The Soccer Hall of Fame.


Helen Stoumbos

Forward | Guelph, ON

CONCACAF champion Helen Stoumbos was part of Canada’s first FIFA Women’s World Cup team at Sweden 1995, also scoring the team’s first goal in the competition. She won a CONCACAF silver medal in 1994 and a gold medal in 1998, with both tournaments held on home soil in Canada. In 2008, she became an honoured member of The Soccer Hall of Fame.

 




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