SOCCER MEDIA REPORTS:
CANADA ANNOUNCES ROSTER FOR ITALY CAMP
24 August 2010
From a CSA Report
Canada’s Women’s National Team has announced the player roster
for a camp to be held in Rome, Italy from 25th August to 12th September.
The camp precedes a Women’s International Friendly match in Dresden, Germany to
be played on 15th September 2010.
Coach Carolina Morace has called 24 players into camp. The team will squad will
train up to two times a day, one session in the morning and one session in the
afternoon. The team will face Italian league clubs Roma and Lazio on 1 September
and 8 September.
Canada faces Germany on 15 September in Dresden, Germany. A few national squad
players still playing in the Women’s Professional Soccer League will join the
National Team in Germany before the Women’s International Friendly match.
Coach Morace says that without the full squad, she will use this camp to try a
different system of play while also experimenting with some players in new
positions. The squad is currently building towards next year’s FIFA
Women’s World Cup Germany 2011, with the qualification phase.
Three players have been called into the National Team for the first time -
goalkeepers Justine Bernier and Gurveen Clair, as well as centre back Bahar
Canada’s National Team, whose title sponsor is Winners and presenting sponsor is
Teck, is preparing for the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2010 in Cancún,
Mexico. That eight-team qualification tournament runs 28 October to 8 November.
The top-two teams automatically qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany
2011; the third-place team faces the fifth-place team from Europe for an extra
GK- Justine Bernier | USA / University of Alabama
GK- Gurveen Clair | USA / Washington State University
GK- Stephanie Labbé | SWE / Piteå IF
CB- Robyn Gayle | Unattached / sans club
CB- Bahar Sansar | USA / University of South Florida
CB- Shannon Woeller | USA / Rutgers University
CB- Emily Zurrer | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
RB- Chelsea Stewart | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
RB- Brittany Timko | Unattached / sans club
RB- Rhian Wilkinson| NOR / Lillestrøm SK Kvinner
LB- Melanie Booth | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
LB- Marie-Eve Nault | CAN / Ottawa Fury
CM- Brooke McCalla | Unattached / sans club
CM- Carmelina Moscato | Unattached / sans club
M- Kaylyn Kyle | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
M- Alyssa Lagonia | Unattached / sans club
M- Diana Matheson
| NOR / Lillestrøm SK Kvinner
M- Desiree Scott | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps FC
F- Josée Bélanger | CAN / Amiral de Québec
F- Kendra Flock | Unattached / sans club
F- Christina Julien | CAN / Ottawa Fury
F- Kara Lang | CAN / Vancouver Whitecaps
F- Caley Miskimmin | Unattached / sans club
F- Melissa Tancredi | Unattached / sans club
Head Coach: Carolina Morace
Assistant Coaches : Elisabetta Bavagnoli and Andrea Neil
Goalkeer Coach : Max Colucci
Video Coordinator Sian Bagshawe
Fitness Coach: Mario Familari
Equipment Manager : Maeve Glass
Translator / Manuela Salvatore
Doctors: Dr. Ernesto Alicicco and Dr. Maura Colella
Athletic Therapist : Pietro Bosica and Giuseppe Ciferni
Physiotherapist Judy Russell
IST Manager : Misty Thomas
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