Canada to face a tough group at U-20 Women’s World Cup

Olympians Deanne Rose and Gabrielle Carle will lead Canada next month at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea.The Canadians are in a challenging group with Japan, Spain and Nigeria at the 16-team tournament, which runs Nov. 13 to Dec. 3.The 17-year-old Rose scored twice during the 2016 Rio Games, becoming the youngest goal scorer in Olympic women’s soccer history. At the U-17 World Cup in Jordan that ended earlier this month, the young forward captained the Canadian team that went 1-1-1, exiting after the first round.

Coach Danny Worthington’s 21-woman Canadian squad also …
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