Bianca St. Georges selected for Canada Soccer Women's National Team roster ahead of June camp
Chicago (May 27, 2021) - Canada Soccer have announced the Women’s National Team roster for the two International Friendly matches that will take place during the June FIFA international window. Canada will face Czech Republic and Brazil as part of the continued preparations in the final FIFA window ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Chicago Red Stars defender Bianca St. Georges was selected as part of the training camp roster.
St.Georges has previously represented Canada at a youth level. She started eight games for the U-17 squad, including appearances in the 2014 U-17 World, and helped Canada earn a silver medal in the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championships.
Canada will first face Czech Republic on Friday 11 June at 17.00 local (11.00 ET / 08.00 PT), followed by Brazil on Monday 14 June at 21.00 local (15.00 ET / 12.00 PT). Both matches will take place at Estadio Cartagonova. Fans will find extended coverage across Canada Soccer’s digital channels on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter featuring the social media hashtag #CANWNT.
The Canada camp features a mix of established veterans and young players with several players who were not available due to injury back with the team. Veterans include all-time international goalscoring record holder Christine Sinclair, midfielders Desiree Scott, Sophie Schmidt, and goalkeepers Stephanie Labbé and Erin McLeod.
The roster also includes the two most recent Canadian Players of the Year Kadeisha Buchanan (2020) and Ashley Lawrence (2019), as well as the most recent Canadian Youth International Player of the Year Jade Rose (2020).
The squad will also include goalkeepers Kailen Sheridan and Sabrina D’Angelo, forward Adriana Leon and fullback Bianca St. Georges, who are all coming back from injury. St. Georges is one of two players who could make her first international “A” appearance for Canada. Another potential debutant is forward Cloé Lacasse of SL Benfica, who participated in Canada’s recent April camp in Wales and England.
The Canada camp will also feature centre backs Vanessa Gilles and Shelina Zadorsky; fullbacks Gabrielle Carle, Allysha Chapman, and Jayde Riviere; midfielders Sarah Stratigakis, Jessie Fleming, Julia Grosso, Jordyn Listro, and Quinn; and forwards Janine Beckie, Jordyn Huitema, Nichelle Prince, Deanne Rose, and Evelyne Viens.