ANALYSIS + HIGHLIGHTS: CanWNT defeat Australia in first of two send-off friendlies (Dec. 1, 2023)
The Canadian women's national team put on a resounding display against Australia at Starlight Stadium in Victoria, BC, defeating the visitors 5-0 as the home crowd on Vancouver Island bid farewell to Christine Sinclair and Sophie Schmidt.
Goals from Nichelle Prince, Cloe Lacasse, Simi Awujo - her very first for Canada - and Adriana Leon saw Canada thrive over both halves, serving some revenge against the Matildas, who had previously defeated them 4-0 at the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.
The two outfits return to action on Dec. 5 at BC Place in Vancouver for Sinclair and Schmidt's final bow with Canada. You can watch the match here on OneSoccer and on TSN.
Here are your match highlights: