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OCT 27
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Canada to honor Kyle, Bélanger, Sesselmann, Gayle, Filigno on Sunday in Toronto
All five players have played in the NWSL
Kaylyn Kyle played for the Orlando Pride in 2016. (Photo credit: Roy K. Miller/isiphotos.com)
Kaylyn Kyle played for the Orlando Pride in 2016. (Photo credit: Roy K. Miller/isiphotos.com)

Canada Soccer will honor five former NWSL players who are retiring from international soccer on Sunday before Canada hosts Costa Rica in Toronto (2 p.m. ET on TSN).

Kaylyn KyleJosée Bélanger, Lauren Sesselmann, Robyn Gayle and Jonelle Filigno will be honored Sunday afternoon.

Kyle has played for five NWSL teams in her career, most recently as a founding member of the Orlando Pride in 2016. She also spent time with the Seattle Reign (one of the original allocated players in the NWSL in 2013), Boston Breakers, Houston Dash and Portland Thorns FC. She was a member of Canada’s bronze medal-winning side at the Olympics in 2012.

Bélanger was also an original member of 2016 Orlando Pride. She won a bronze medal for Canada at the Olympics in 2016.

Filigno, Gayle and Sesselman also won bronze medals with Canada in 2012 and have played in the NWSL. Filigno spent two seasons with Sky Blue FC. Gayle played for the Washington Spirit and Sesselman is a former member of FC Kansas City and the Houston Dash.

 

 

 

 

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