Former Whitecaps Fc Players Lead Canadian Women To Olympic Semifinals
Aug. 4, 2012, 8:37 a.m.
Former Vancouver Whitecaps FC players Jonelle Filigno and Christine Sinclair scored first-half goals to lead Canada to a 2-0 victory over hosts Great Britain in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament in Coventry, England.
Friday's win is Canada's first-ever semifinal berth at the Olympic women's soccer tournament. They will face arch-rivals and defending Olympic champions United States in Manchester, England, on Monday.