Canada fields young squad to de­fend Al­garve Cup

Cape Breton Post - - SPORTS -

Cap­tain Chris­tine Sin­clair leads a young ros­ter fea­tur­ing seven teenagers as Canada looks to de­fend its ti­tle at the Al­garve Cup. John Herd­man’s fourthranked team leaves to­day for Por­tu­gal and the 12-na­tion tour­na­ment that runs March 1-8. Canada de­feated Brazil 2-1 in last year’s fi­nal.

The sto­ry­line for this 22woman squad is youth as Herd­man kicks off the postRio qua­dren­nial for real.

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