Canadians to catch today

Opening Ceremonies are still two days away, but Canada’s women’s soccer team will be taking to the pitch on the first day of official competition Wednesday.

International soccer legend and Canada’s captain Christine Sinclair will lead her team into City of Coventry Stadium to face Japan at 5 p.m. local time.

The Canadian women’s soccer team qualified for the Games with a win in the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Soccer Qualifying tournament semifinal match against Mexico.

Look for the women to come out early and energetic under the coaching tutelage of John Herdman.
“This is an outstanding team of women and they have worked phenomenally hard to reach this point,” said Herdman.

The game will be live on TSN, Sportsnet, and RDS at 11:30am et/8:30am pt. Live streaming will also available at and