Canada to play for Gold Medal in Tokyo Olympic Games after historic win over US

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The Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team will play for Gold Medal in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after debating US 1-0. (Photo Credit – Canada Soccer)

This Canada Women’s team will for the Gild Medal for the first after today’s historic win against US. 

“All credit to the players, they left everything out there. It meant so much to them to get to this Final. I think you saw that in the shift that they’ve put in,” Head Coach Bev Priestman was quoted as saying I a news release by Canada Soccer.  

Priestman further added “There’s some veterans on this team that still feel that hurt from London 2012. I’m over the moon for that group of players to get that, and someone like Christine now gets to go to an Olympic Final, they’ve done so much for the program. For us, we were clear, we wanted to change the colour of the medal. Winners win and we’re going into that final to get a gold medal.” 

The Canada Soccer said Canada will play Sweden in the Olympic Gold Medal match in Tokyo on Friday, 6 August at 11.00 local (Thursday, 5 August at 22.00 ET / 19.00 PT). 

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