Helen Stoumbos
Helen
Stoumbos

Born
18 October 1970
Age
52
Birthplace
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Height
158 cm
School(s)
Wilfrid Laurier University
Where they grew up
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
TEAM HONOURS (2)
Stats
International "A" - CAN WNT
35 Appearances
24 Starts
1 Goals
1 Assists

Bio

Helen Stoumbos

Helen Stoumbos... she was 10 years old when she started playing soccer for Guelph house league... favourites have included Zinédine Zidane... earned a degree in arts from Wilfrid Laurier University...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2008... honoured by the Guelph Sports Hall of Fame and the Wilfrid Laurier University Athletics Hall of Fame... she was part of the first Canadian team to play at the FIFA Women’s World Cup (Sweden 1995), recognised as a Canada Soccer Team of Distinction... she was part of the Canadian team that won the 1998 Concacaf Championship, recognised as a Canada Soccer Team of Distinction...

Concacaf champion with Canada (1998)... represented Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Sweden 1995... in all, won three Concacaf medals with Canada (1993 bronze, 1994 silver, 1998 gold)... career 35 international “A” appearances across seven years from 1993 to 1999 with Canada Soccer's Women's National Team… when she left international football, she ranked sixth in international “A” appearances (35) with Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team...

club career in Canada... at Wilfrid Laurier University, a CIAU Championship winner (Gladys Bean Memorial Trophy in 1992)...

attended the Final Match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 in Vancouver... one of four co-founders of the Canada Women’s Soccer Alumni Association in 2017 (Geri Donnelly, Charmaine Hooper, Nicole Sedgwick Stewart, Helen Stoumbos)...

wrote Sylvie Béliveau in 1995, “Helen was cut before she came back on the team to replace an injury player. The fact that she had been cut changed her entire attitude and working ethic. She worked really hard at every game and became one of the top players on our team; being able to carry the ball and shield well, on top of her great supporting position, and always showing for the ball, she became a key player in our ball possession”

For Country

she was 22 years old when she made her debut for Canada (10 June 1993)... finished third with Canada at the 1993 CONCACAF Women’s Invitational Tournament... won a silver medal with Canada at the 1994 CONCACAF Women's Championship / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Sweden 1995... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup Sweden 1995... she scored her first international “A” goal for Canada on 6 June 1995 in Helsingborg, SWE (FIFA Women's World Cup), in fact Canada’s first goal in FIFA Women's World Cup finals... played in a career-high 22 consecutive Canada matches from 1993 to 1995... won a gold medal with Canada at the 1998 CONCACAF Women's Championship / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1999... 

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