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8 Ontario Players Make The U-17 Cut

By OSA News, 03/04/14, 11:00AM EST


The final roster for Canada's  Women's U-17 Team, which will represent the country at the FIFA Women's U-17 World Cup in Costa Rica, has been announced.

The team qualified for the tournament last year with a runner-up finish at the CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship in Jamaica.

There are eight Ontario players who have made the cut for the 21-player roster. In addition, Jessie Fleming from London, who saw senior experience earlier this year, will wear the captain’s armband. She will be joined by Sura Yekka who also has senior team experience under her belt.

The following players from Ontario also made the cut:

  • Rylee Foster/ Woodbridge SC
  • Devon Kerr / Glen Shields FC
  • Sura Yekka / Brams United
  • Mika Richards / Brams United SC
  • Jessie Fleming / London NorWest SC
  • Sarah Stratigakis / Woodbridge SC
  • Emily Borgmann / Burlington SC
  • Nadya Gill / Vaughan SC

The tournament begins March 15 and runs to April 4. For more information check out the tournament website.