Sinclair highlights Canada’s Olympic qualifying roster

Christine Sinclair, on the verge of tying the all-time international goals record, headlines Canada’s roster for the CONCACAF Olympic soccer qualifying tournament.

Canadian coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller announced the 20-player squad for the tournament Tuesday. Canada opens qualifying on Jan. 29 against Saint Kitts and Nevis in Edinburg, Texas.

Sinclair, the team’s longtime captain who also plays for the Portland Thorns of the National Women’s Soccer League, has 183 career goals, one shy of retired U.S. star Abby Wambach’s international record among men and women. Sinclair has scored 11 goals in 15 Olympic appearances.

The roster includes 16 players who were on the team that won the bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics. Sinclair, Sophie Schmidt,
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