WINNIPEG – Christine Sinclair always has the spotlight on her, but the veteran captain says soccer fans should keep an eye on her young, talented teammates.
When Canada’s national women’s squad takes on Costa Rica Thursday in a friendly at Winnipeg’s Investors Group Field, the roster will include a pair of 21-year-old best friends who earn good paycheques playing with high-calibre French clubs.
ChrisD.ca was live Tuesday afternoon as Canada’s national women’s soccer team held their pre-game press conference.
Fast forward to 11:20 to begin.
Head coach John Herdman, captain Christine Sinclair and Winnipeg-born midfielder Desiree Scott fielded questions from the media. The team hosts Costa Rica on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in a friendly match at Investors Group Field.
Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team, back-to-back Olympic bronze medallists and one of the top teams in the world, are returning to Winnipeg this summer to face regional rivals Costa Rica on Thursday, June 8th at Investors Group Field. Canada, led by Winnipeg native Desiree Scott, superstar captain Christine Sinclair and head coach John Herdman are aiming to continue their climb up the FIFA world rankings.