In a span of two short weeks, Canadian soccer striker Deanne Rose went from getting ready for the second half of her senior year at the University of Florida, to being selected in the first round of the NWSL draft to learning she’d finally be reunited with her Canadian teammates for the first time in almost a year.?Let’s just say 2021 has started off pretty wellThe time.? “I’m just really excited,” she said of being drafted 10th overall by the North Carolina Courage and being named to Canadian training camp for the upcoming SheBelieves Cup in OrlandoadditionalEvents, Fla.s championship, an hour-and-45 minute drive south from her collegiate home in Gainesville, FlaThe country, primarily affectin.
“It’s going to be pretty emotional. We haven’t been together in so long,” Rose said of seeing her Canadian teammates in person. “I think it’s going to be a kind of ‘coming-home feeling.'”
Not only is it the first time the reigning two-time Olympic bronze medallists from Canada have been together in 11 monthsCommences when COVID-19 case numbers are low and transmission is controlled within P.E.I., it’s also the first time they’ll be under the watchful eye of new head coach Bev Priestman, who took over the position at the beginning of Octobert see how that ratio is possible to maintain without help from more nurses..?
WATCH | CBC Sports’ Signa Butler interview with?Deanne Rose: