Canada ends FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup with loss to Japan

Canada’s young team ended the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup with a 5-0 loss to Japan on Sunday.Canada, with an eye to the future, fielded a team with an average age of 17.3 at the tournament, with six members of the starting lineup playing at the U-17 World Cup, and seven players eligible to play in the next U-20 World Cup.

“Our goal going into Papua New Guinea was to test our players against strong teams – and we got that playing against Spain, Nigeria and Japan – and to ensure key players in our Excel System [development program] that …
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