Women's soccer in Canada

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Soccer is not traditionally a major mainstream sport in Canada,[1] but the sport is growing especially in places like Nova Scotia.[2] Up to 85,000 girls participate in soccer 41 percent of all youth in the country.[3]

Senior Team[edit]

Canada women's national soccer team best achievement at senior level is gaining a Bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics, defeating France 1-0.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Women's soccer takes main stage". Canada.com. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  2. ^ "Girls' participation in soccer way up". CBC News. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  3. ^ "Women's soccer takes main stage". Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  4. ^ Jeff Blair. "Canadian women's soccer team gets Olympic bronze medals". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2012-09-22.