Mississauga’s Lucas Cavallini, Whitby’s Kailen Sheridan named Canada Soccer players of the month


Published August 2, 2022 at 7:14 pm

TORONTO — Goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan and forward Lucas Cavallini have been named Canada Soccer’s players of the month for July.

Sheridan was named the top ‘keeper at the recent CONCACAF W Championship in Mexico, where she helped Canada qualify for the 2023 Women’s World Cup. Sheridan and teammates Jessie Fleming, Vanessa Gilles and Julia Grosso were named to the tournament’s Best XI.

Sheridan, a native of Whitby, Ont., who plays her club soccer for the NWSL’s San Diego Wave, posted four consecutive clean sheets at the CONCACAF tournament.

Cavallini, meanwhile, helped the Vancouver Whitecaps win the 2022 Canadian Championship in a penalty shootout over Toronto FC.

Cavallini, from Mississauga, Ont., scored two goals in five MLS matches in July and was one of nine Canadians to dress for Vancouver during the Whitecaps’ Canadian Championship run.

Canada Soccer Players of the Month

July 2022 — Lucas Cavallini and Kailen Sheridan

June 2022 — Alphonso Davies and Janine Beckie

May 2022 — Milan Borjan, Kadeisha Buchanan and Samuel Charron

April 2022 — Alphonso Davies and Christine Sinclair

March 2022 — Atiba Hutchinson and Ashley Lawrence

February 2022 — Milan Borjan and Vanessa Gilles

January 2022 — Milan Borjan and Deanne Rose

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 2, 2022.

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