Team Canada's women's soccer team took the soccer field against their counterparts of Great Britain. Ordinarily a country like Canada is known for its winter sports like hockey and skiing but this is a different year and different season.
Going into the 2012 Summer Olympics
fans of the Canadian soccer wasn't too sure what to expect because on the soccer pitch Canada isn't necessarily a powerhouse.
However this is a new summer season that is filled with positive efforts and great goal scoring. Canada aims to make a name for themselves on the Olympic stage.
Jonelle Filigno and Christine Sinclair each scored two first half goals to lead Canada to victory over the host nation of Great Britain. What does their win mean to the team and most of all to the country of Canada?
With the Canadians victory over The Brits it allows Team Canada to advance to the semi finals. What it means for the country is this. With Canada now heading to the semis that means Canada as a country is one step closer to receiving a medal for the red and white nation, Currently the country of Canada has seven medals, however Canadians around the country are still waiting with anticipation to see their first gold.
What would it mean to the country if Canada's women's soccer team won gold? What does it mean for the Canadian Women's Soccer Program?
If Team Canada was looking to make a statement on the soccer pitch by challenging for the gold it would solidify the girls and the team in one word, a powerhouse.