Candace Chapman facts for kids
Chapman with the Spirit in 2013
|Full name||Candace Marie Chapman|
|Date of birth||2 April 1983|
|Place of birth||Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|2001, 2003||Toronto Inferno|
|2010||FC Gold Pride||21||(0)|
|2011||Western New York Flash||12||(0)|
Candace Marie Chapman (born 2 April 1983) is a retired Trinidad and Tobago-born, Canadian soccer player. From Ajax, Ontario, she played as a defender and was a member of the Canadian national team. She is currently a youth team national coach.
After being named as a discovery player by the Boston Breakers of WPS on 16 January 2009, she played with them for the 2009 season. She subsequently agreed to terms with FC Gold Pride for the 2010 season. Following Gold Pride's folding, she signed for Western New York Flash, where she played the 2011 season along with fellow Canadian and national team captain Christine Sinclair.For the 2013 NWSL season Chapman joined Washington Spirit in the new National Women's Soccer League. Because she holds US permanent residency, she was not subject to the league's limit on international players.
Chapman received her 100th cap against Mexico on 27 January 2012. The game ended in a 3–1 victory for Canada. She won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics when Canada defeated France 1–0 on 9 August 2012. As of May 2018[update] she is an assistant coach for the Arlington Soccer Association.
Candace continues to coach throughout Maryland with the private coaching service, CoachUp. As of May 2018 she is an assistant coach for the Arlington Soccer Association.
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