Pellerud Announces Roster For Japan Friendly

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Women’s World Cup Team head coach Even Pellerud today named his 19-player roster for the upcoming friendly against Japan on Friday, July 30th, 2004 at 16:30 (local) at Tokyo’s National Stadium. The team will also play an exhibition match against a Japanese National Team Selection at Amino Vital Field Stadium in Tokyo on Monday, August 2nd, 2004.



The team will depart for Tokyo on Monday, July 26th and will return on Tuesday, August, 3rd, 2004.



Pellerud has invited six new players from the U-19 team that placed first at the CONCACAF U-19 Qualifying Tournament and earned a place in the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Thailand 2004; Josee Belange (Coaticook, QC), Amanda Cicchini (Oakville, ON), Stephanie Labbe (Stoney Plain, AB), Sari Raber (Richmond, BC), Jodi-Anne Robinson (Richmond, BC), and Stacey VanBoxmeer (Collingwood, ON) who was named the top goalkeeper in the tournament with four shut-outs in five games.

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Women’s World Cup Team head coach Even Pellerud today named his 19-player roster for the upcoming friendly against Japan on Friday, July 30th, 2004 at 16:30 (local) at Tokyo’s National Stadium. The team will also play an exhibition match against a Japanese National Team Selection at Amino Vital Field Stadium in Tokyo on Monday, August 2nd, 2004.



The team will depart for Tokyo on Monday, July 26th and will return on Tuesday, August, 3rd, 2004.



Pellerud has invited six new players from the U-19 team that placed first at the CONCACAF U-19 Qualifying Tournament and earned a place in the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Thailand 2004; Josee Belange (Coaticook, QC), Amanda Cicchini (Oakville, ON), Stephanie Labbe (Stoney Plain, AB), Sari Raber (Richmond, BC), Jodi-Anne Robinson (Richmond, BC), and Stacey VanBoxmeer (Collingwood, ON) who was named the top goalkeeper in the tournament with four shut-outs in five games.



Canadian Roster for Japan



Player Pos. DOB Caps G/S Club Hometown
Belanger, Josee F 5/14/1986 0 0 Montreal Xtreme Coaticook, QC
Cicchini, Amanda M 2/28/1987 0 0 Dixie 86 Oakville, ON
Hooper, Charmaine F/D 1/15/1968 116 62 Chicago Cobras/ Atlanta Beat Ottawa, ON
Jamani, Aysha F 6/28/1987 9 7 Edmonton Aviators Calgary, AB
Labbe, Stephanie GK 10/10/1986 0 0 Edmonton Aviators Stoney Plain, AB
Lang, Kara M/F 10/22/1986 42 21 Vancouver Whitecaps Oakville, ON
Maranda, Véronique M 8/18/1986 11 1 Montreal Xtreme Saint-Lambert, QC
Matheson, Diana M 04/06/1984 28 1 Ottawa Fury/Princeton U. Oakville, ON
Raber, Sari M 01/01/1986 0 0 UBC Alumni Richmond, BC
Robinson, Leah M 5/29/1982 0 0 Ottawa Fury Lower Sackville, NS
Robinson, Jodi-Ann F 4/17/1989 0 0 Semiahmoo Spirit Richmond, BC
Sinclair, Christine F 06/12/1983 65 49 University of Portland Burnaby, BC
Swiatek, Taryn GK 02/04/1981 13 5 Ottawa Fury Calgary, AB
Tancredi, Melissa D 12/28/1981 6 0 University of Notre Dame Hamilton, ON
Thorlakson, Katie F 1/14/1985 0 0 Vancouver Whitecaps/U. of Notre Dame Langley, BC
Timko, Brittany M 09/05/1985 33 0 Vancouver Whitecaps Coquitlam, BC
VanBoxmeer, Stacey GK 05/10/1985 0 0 Indiana University Collingwood, ON
Wilkinson, Rhian M/F 05/12/1982 15 3 Ottawa Fury / U. of Tennesse Baie D’Urfe, QC
Zurrer, Emily F/D 07/12/1987 1 0 Nanaimo Women’s Premier Crofton, BC




Staff

Laurel Pokoyskit- Head of Delegation

Even Pellerud – Head Coach

Ian Bridge – Assistant Coach

Shel Brodsgaardt- Goalkeeper Coach

Cassandra Zinkowski – Therapist

Holly Mair – Therapist

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