Canada has final practice before first match

Canada’s women’s national team had their final practice tonight in Hangzhou

before their opening match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup tomorrow. The

Canucks had a closed training session at the Hangzhou Dragon Stadium, the same place they will face Norway at 20.00 in the second of two Group C

matches on Wednesday night.



Canada is taking part in its fourth-straight FIFA Women’s World Cup

this year. Their Group C opponents are Norway, Ghana (15 September)

and Australia (19 September). Canada has never defeated Norway in eight tries, although they do have two draws. Norway is currently listed fourth in the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Rankings while Canada is listed ninth.

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Canada’s women’s national team had their final practice tonight in Hangzhou

before their opening match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup tomorrow. The

Canucks had a closed training session at the Hangzhou Dragon Stadium, the same place they will face Norway at 20.00 in the second of two Group C

matches on Wednesday night.



Canada is taking part in its fourth-straight FIFA Women’s World Cup

this year. Their Group C opponents are Norway, Ghana (15 September)

and Australia (19 September). Canada has never defeated Norway in eight tries, although they do have two draws. Norway is currently listed fourth in the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Rankings while Canada is listed ninth.

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