Women’s Soccer Team of Canada Play Tournament Amidst Protest on Pay Equity


The women’s soccer team of Canada said that they are going to participate in the She Believes Cup amidst protests after the dispute on pay equity with the national federation is still unresolved. While talking to the media before the opening game at Orlando against the US Women’s National Team, Janine Beckie, Canada forward said that the team has been operating under protest at the time of their training session; the players were wearing their jerseys inside out.

Janine Beckie said that she thinks that they have made it clear that they are operating under a protest at a minute. Thus, they decided as a team that they are going to do this and showcase their solidarity and it is one of the ways they decided to do that. Her comment had after an announcement from Canadian Soccer Players’ Association saying that they are going to take job action. Continue reading →