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Sheridan, Agnew among 11 NWSL players named to Canada roster for June friendlies
Canada will host Costa Rica on June 8 and 11
Sky Blue FC rookie goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan made 11 saves in Sky Blue's 2-0 loss to the North Carolina Courage in Week 7. (Photo credit: Andy Mead/isiphotos.com)
Sky Blue FC rookie goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan made 11 saves in Sky Blue's 2-0 loss to the North Carolina Courage in Week 7. (Photo credit: Andy Mead/isiphotos.com)

Eleven NWSL players have been named to Canada’s roster ahead of the June friendlies vs. Costa Rica during the upcoming FIFA window. Canada will host Costa Rica on June 8 in Winnipeg and June 11 in Toronto.

All three goalkeepers on the roster are from the NWSL: Stephanie Labbé (Washington Spirit), Sabrina D’Angelo (North Carolina Courage) and Kailen Sheridan (Sky Blue FC). Sheridan and Labbé are first and second in the league, respectively, for saves. D’Angelo has turned in three clean sheets so far this season for North Carolina.

Canada’s forwards will feature four NWSL players: Janine Beckie and Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash), Adriana Leon (Boston Breakers) and Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns FC). Leon (one goal, three assists so far this season) was the Week 3 NWSL Player of the Week. Beckie scored the game-winning goal in Canada’s win over Sweden in April.

The Spirit have two defenders on the roster: Lindsay Agnew and Shelina Zadorsky. They are joined by Boston Breakers defender Allysha ChapmanAgnew earned her first cap for the senior team at the Algarve Cup in March.

 

There are no NWSL games the weekend of June 10-11. NWSL games will resume on Saturday, June 17.

 

View the full roster:

GK Stephanie Labbé, age 30, from Edmonton, AB/ Washington Spirit (NWSL)
GK Sabrina D’Angelo, age 24, from Welland, ON/ North Carolina Courage (NWSL)
GK Kailen Sheridan, age 21, from Whitby, ON/ Sky Blue FC (NWSL)
FB Lindsay Agnew, age 22, from Kingston, ON/ Washington Spirit (NWSL)
FB Allysha Chapman, age 28, from Courtice, ON/ Boston Breakers (NWSL)
FB Ashley Lawrence, age 21, from Caledon, ON/ Paris St-Germain FC (Division 1 Féminine)
CB Shannon Woeller, age 27, from Vancouver, BC/ FF USV Jena (Bundesliga)
CB Kadeisha Buchanan, age 21, from Brampton, ON/ FCF Olympique Lyonnais (Division 1 Féminine)
CB Shelina Zadorsky, age 24, from London, ON/ Washington Spirit (NWSL)
M Jessie Fleming, age 19, from London, ON/ UCLA (NCAA)
M Rebecca Quinn, age 21, from Toronto, ON/ Duke University (NCAA)
M Sophie Schmidt, age 28, from Abbotsford, BC/ FFC Frankfurt (Bundesliga)
M Desiree Scott, age 29, from Winnipeg, MB/ FC Kansas City (NWSL)
F Nichelle Prince, age 22, from Ajax, ON/ Houston Dash (NWSL)
F Deanne Rose, age 18, from Alliston, ON/ Scarborough GS United
F Adriana Leon, age 24, from King City, ON/ Boston Breakers (NWSL)
F Jordyn Huitema, age 16, from Chilliwack, BC/ Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite BC Soccer REX
F Janine Beckie, age 22, from Highlands Ranch, CO/ Houston Dash (NWSL)
F Christine Sinclair, age 33, from Burnaby, BC/ Portland Thorns FC (NWSL)

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