Update 2:

Canada wins 1 - 0 in first match of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup against Cameroon.

The team's only goal was scored by defender Kadeisha Buchanan in the first half.

The next match up is against New Zealand on Saturday, June 15 at 3 pm ET.


Canada leads 1 - 0 at the half in the team's first Women's World Cup game against Cameroon.

Kadeisha Buchanan scores the first goal with a header off of a corner kick at the end of the first half.

Canada's starting lineup includes:

  • Stephanie Labbé - Goalkeeper - #1
  • Allysha Chapman - Defender- #2
  • Kadeisha Buchanan - Defender- #3
  • Shelina Zadorsky - Defender - #4
  • Ashley Lawrence - Midfielder - #10
  • Desiree Scott - Midfielder - #11
  • Christine Sinclair - Forward -  #12
  • Sophie Schmidt - Midfielder- #13
  • Nichelle Prince - Forward - #15
  • Janine Beckie - Forward - #16
  • Jessie Fleming - Midfielder - #17

The next match up is against New Zealand on Saturday, June 15 at 3 pm ET.


Canada's national women's soccer team plays its first match of the 2019 FIFA World Cup against Cameroon Monday, June 10, 2019 at 3 pm.

Sudbury's Jenna Hellstrom, 24, made the roster and although she usually plays in the forward position, she is listed as a defender on Team Canada's World Cup lineup. Hellstrom is wearing number 23.

Team Canada is playing in the tournament's Group E in the first round against Cameroon, New Zealand, and the Netherlands. The team is ranked fifth in FIFA, soccer's international governing authority.

Canada made its first appearance at the FIFA Women's World Cup in 1995 and the farthest it has gone in the tournament is fourth place.

Christine Sinclair is making her fifth appearance on Canada's World Cup team and is the country's all-time goalscorer. 

The game is being aired on CTV Northern Ontario.