Christine Sinclair was named today to the Canada Women’s National Team Roster for the 18-player Olympic roster. This will be the fourth Olympic Games in which Sinclair has been selected to represent Canada.
Sinclair played in her first Olympics in Beijing in 2008. She was an integral piece in the London 2012 Olympics and Rio 2016 Olympics in which Canada won back-to-back bronze medals. Sinclair has appeared in 15 matches and score 11 goals in Olympic matches.
Canada opens group play against the hosts, Japan, on July 21. They will play Chile on July 24th and Great Britain on July 27th.
Goalkeepers: Stephanie Labbé (FC Rosengård) and Kailen Sheridan (NJ/NY Gotham FC)
Defenders: Kadeisha Buchanan (Olympique Lyonnais), Vanessa Gilles (FC Girondins de Bordeaux), Shelina Zadorsky (Tottenham Hotspur), Allysha Chapman (Houston Dash), Ashley Lawrence (Paris Saint-Germain) and Jayde Riviere (University of Michigan).
Midfielders: Jessie Fleming (Chelsea FC), Julia Grosso (University of Texas at Austin), Quinn (OL Reign) and Desiree Scott (Kansas City NWSL).
Forwards: Janine Beckie (Manchester City FC), Adriana Leon (West Ham United FC), Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash), Deanne Rose (University of Florida), Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns FC) and Evelyne Viens (NJ/NY Gotham FC).
Alternates: Erin McLeod (Orlando Pride), Gabrielle Carle (Florida State University), Sophie Schmidt (Houston Dash) and Jordyn Huitema (Paris Saint-Germain).