This will be the sixth duel between Brazil and Canada since Pia took charge of the team
The Women’s National Team delegation started appearing in Santos (SP), this Sunday (6/6), to start preparations for two friendly matches against Canada on Brazilian soil. Matches will be played between the 7th and 15th of November in the FIFA Dates window. Canarinho will face Canada on the 11th, at 15:15, at Vila Belmiro, in Santos (SP), and on the 15th, at 15:15, at Arena Neo Química, in São Paulo (SP).
During their visit to Santos, the team will be concentrating between November 6 and 13 at the Sheraton Santos Hotel. Then, on the 14th, the delegation will travel to São Paulo, where they will stay at the São Paulo Airport Marriott Hotel.
Coach Pia Sundhage will lead most of the training sessions for the Women’s National Team at the Rei Pelé Training Center, in Santos (SP). The exceptions will be in training on the 10th, which will be at the first duel stage, at Vila Belmiro, and on November 14th, which will be held at the Joaquim Grava Training Center, in São Paulo (SP).
History between Brazil vs Canada
Since Pia has taken charge of the Women’s National Team, this will be the sixth duel between Brazil and Canada. At every turn, the duels were tinged with great play. In the China Tournament, in November 2019, Brazil won 4-0. Soon after, in March 2020, in the France Tournament, they drew 2-2. In the She Believes Cup, in February 2021, another meeting and Canarinho win by 2 to 0.
In the final preparations for the Olympics, in April 2021, drew 0-0 Finally, in the quarter-finals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the team led by coach Beverly Priestman eliminated Selection on penalties by winning 4 to 3. In Japan, the Canadian team won the gold medal. General history strengthens the balance between the two options. Since the first meeting in 1996, Brazil has recorded nine wins, nine draws and eight defeats.
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