Nov the 10 Sitting Women Senior
World Cup campaign begins Monday for women’s sitting team
NOV. 10, 2023: Canada’s women’s team is set to compete at the 2023 WPV Sitting Volleyball World Cup in Cairo, Egypt. The tournament also serves as a qualifier for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
Canada arrived in Egypt after a staging camp in France: "We had a great time training over three days in Val-de-Reuil and have arrived in Cairo ready to play in our first ever World Cup," said Canada’s head coach Nicole Ban. "Our pool has some tough opponents, but the plan is to focus on one match at a time, looking to improve as we go through the tournament."
Canada is currently ranked 2nd in the world, next to the USA, who is already qualified and not attending this tournament.
The qualification opportunity will be awarded to the highest ranked team that has not already secured a qualification spot via the 2022 World Championship or one of the four Zonal Championships as determined at the completion of the World Cup.
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Nov. 13 – CAN vs. BRA 3-1 (15-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-20)
Nov. 14 - SLO vs. CAN (am); CAN vs. UKR (pm)
Nov. 15 – NED vs. CAN
Nov. 16 – Quarterfinals
Nov. 17 – Semifinals
Nov. 18 – Finals
Julie Kozun, Melfort, SK
Danielle Ellis, White Rock, BC
Jennifer Oakes, Calgary, AB
Angelena Dolezar, St. Albert, AB
Anne Fergusson, Carleton Place, ON
Jolan Wong, Vermilion, AB
Sarah Melenka, Vegreville, AB
Jayme Lynne Lepp, Vancouver, BC
Heidi Peters, Neerlandia, AB
Katelyn Wright, Edmonton, AB
Felicia Voss-Shafiq, Burnaby, BC
Jennifer McCreesh, Smithers, BC
Allison Lang, Edmonton, AB
Nicole Ban, head coach
Chelsea Hobbs, assistant coach
Kate Rozendaal, assistant coach
Yung Yung Wong, therapist
Ian Halliday, team manager
Onika Green, mental performance coach
Lionel Bonnaure, performance analyst
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