Canada’s women’s football team will be led by Christine Sinclair in the fifth women’s World Cup to be held in France. This will also give her the opportunity to claim the all-time scoring record in her career on the sport’s biggest stage. Christine Sinclair only requires four more goals to break the record of retired U.S. forward Abby Wambach.
This year’s World Cup team includes nine players who represented the team in the 2015 World Cup also including Sophie Schmidt, Olympique Lyonnais, and Kadeisha Buchanan. Kadeisha Buchanan who is only 22 years old has recently signed a contract extension with the champions of France and European nations. She was named the tournament all-star selected and also the Best Young Player at the World Cup of the year 2015.
Football enthusiasts will also observe a blend of youth and experience in this year’s teams because of the existence of midfielder Julia Grosso, forward Jordyn Huitema and fullback Jayde Riviere who are just 18 years old. The coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller has affirmed that her team’s sole intention in this World Cup is to win. She also added that they have been very good at taking things one by one. According to her, there are three group matches in front of her team and they have their eyes set on Cameroon, New Zealand, and the Netherlands.