Canadian coach Beau Priestman has called up three youngsters for Brazil's women's friendly

Canadian coach Beau Priestman has called up three youngsters for Brazil’s women’s friendly

Canada coach Beau Priestman has asked three members of Canada’s under-17 squad to join her team for a two-match series in Brazil in the November international window.

This is the first senior call-up for fullback Ella Oti and forwards Amanda Allen and Annabelle Chuko. The trio were among Canada’s best players at the recent FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India, where the young Canadians advanced to the knockout stage after going 0-1-2 in pool play. failed in

The seventh-ranked Canadian women, who head into next year’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, are on a four-match winning streak before friendlies in Brazil on Nov. 9 in Santos on Nov. 11 and Sao Paulo on Nov. 15. running paulo

“This group is excited to be reunited for one last push in 2022 against the best team,” Priestman said in a statement. “With some roster realities this gives us an opportunity to call up and evaluate some of the young talent that recently represented Canada at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. 2022 really gives me the opportunity to build squad depth for 2023 and 2024. Given the opportunity, which is very exciting and actually what we know helps teams succeed in a football tournament.

Captain Christian Sinclair and fullback Ashley Lawrence return after missing the last Canadian camp in October.

Sinclair, 39, led the Portland Trail Blazers to the NSWL title in a 2-0 win over Canada’s Desiree Scott and Kansas City Current on Saturday.

Sinclair and Scott are two of eight NWSL players on Canada’s 25-player squad.

Missing from the November camp are Janine Beckey (Portland), Vanessa Giles (Olympic Lyonnais, France), Dean Rose (Reading, England), Alisha Chapman (Houston Dash), Sammy Ojo and Zoe Burns (USC) and Jade Royer (The university). Michigan).

Both Canada and Brazil have qualified for next year’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Canada has an 8-9-9 record against Brazil since they first met in 1996.

The last meeting was at the Tokyo Olympics where the Canadians won 4-3 in a penalty shootout after the quarter-final match ended 0-0. Canada also defeated Brazil 2-1 in the bronze medal game at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Canada’s women are 10-2-3 this year and have won four straight since losing 1-0 to the United States in the CONCACAF W Championship final in Mexico in July.

Canada defeated Australia 1-0 and 2-1 in Brisbane and Sydney respectively in September. Last month, they defeated Argentina 2-0 and Morocco 4-0, with Spain in both matches.

Full list

Goalkeeper: Sabrina D’Angelo, Vitsj√∂ Jack (Sweden); Lysianne Proulx, SCU Torreense (Portugal); Kellan Sheridan, San Diego Wave (NWSL).

Defenders: Kadeisha Buchanan, Chelsea (England); Gabrielle Carle, Kristianstads DFF (Sweden); Ashley Lawrence, Paris Saint-Germain (France); Marie Levasseur, Fleury FC (France); Ella Otey, National Development Center Ontario; Bianca St. Georges, Chicago Red Stars (NWSL); Sora Yeka, Le Havre AC (France); Shelina Zadorski, Tottenham (England).

Intermediate players: Jesse Fleming, Chelsea (England); Julia Grosso, Juventus (Italy); Quinn, OL Reign (NWSL); Sophie Schmidt, Houston Dash (NWSL); Desiree Scott, Kansas City Current (NWSL); Christian Sinclair (Captain), Portland Thorns (NWLS).

next to Amanda Allen, National Development Center Ontario; Annabelle Chukwue, National Development Center Ontario; Jordyn Huitema, OL Reign (NWSL); Cloe Lacasse, SL Benfica (Portugal); Clarissa Laresse, Glasgow Celtic (Scotland); Adriana Lyon, Manchester United (England); Nichelle Prince, Houston Dash (NWSL); Evelyne Viens, Kristianstads DFF (Sweden).

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