England's Lionesses to face Canada in World Cup warm-up friendly
England are set to face Olympic gold medallists Canada in a warm-up friendly behind closed doors just eight days before the FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off in Australia and New Zealand.
The Lionesses will face the Canadians on July 14 on the Sunshine Coast, days before their World Cup opener against Haiti on July 22. Sarina Wiegman 's side are in Group D, along with Denmark and China.
Canada announced their preliminary squad for the World Cup on Thursday afternoon, also confirming the warm-up match against England. They are in Group B, alongside one of the hosting nations Australia, Nigeria and the Republic of Ireland.