TORONTO (April 23, 2015) – Twenty-three coveted spots for the opportunity of a lifetime. TSN delivers live coverage of the Canadian women’s national team roster announcement for this summer’s FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ on Monday, April 27 at 2 p.m. ET on TSN, unveiling the team that will represent Canada on home soil for the biggest event in women’s soccer.
SPORTSCENTRE’s Jennifer Hedger and TSN soccer commentators Jason deVos and Luke Wileman host the network’s broadcast coverage live from Robson Square in Vancouver. SPORTSCENTRE reporter Sheri Forde, who followed the Canadian women’s national team throughout their thrilling journey at the London 2012 Olympic Games, is on hand to cover the announcement for Canada’s most-watched sports news and information show.
TSN’s 30-minute live broadcast features interviews with Canadian women’s national team head coach John Herdman and captain Christine Sinclair, as well as players named to the team. The network will also debut THE HERDMAN EFFECT, a TSN Original Feature that looks at the team’s significant development under Herdman’s tutelage – from finishing last at the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP GERMANY 2011™ to winning an Olympic bronze medal the following year in London.