SAN DIEGO (March 28, 2024) – San Diego Wave FC today announced goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan has been named to the Canadian Women’s National Team Roster for the 2024 SheBelieves Cup. 

To kick off the tournament, Canada will take on Brazil on April 6 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia for the semifinals of the SheBelieves Cup . Depending on results, Canada will then advance to the championship match or a third-place match on April 9 against either USA or Japan in Columbus, Ohio with Field

Throughout her Wave career, Sheridan has logged 45 starts at 18 clean sheets across all competitions. On the international level, The 28-year-old has made 47 appearances for Canada, while earning 24 clean sheets. Sheridan was part of Team Canada that won an Olympic Gold Medal at Tokyo in 2021, as well as Olympic Bronze Medal at Rio 2016 and has also represented Canada at two FIFA World Cups (France 2019, Australia & New Zealand 2023). 

SheBelieves Cup Format

All four teams come into the tournament ranked in the top 10 in the world, all competed in last year’s SheBelieves Cup tournament and all four have qualified for the 2024 Olympics. Due to the change in FIFA competition windows and the staging of the Concacaf W Gold Cup in February and March, the format of the SheBelieves Cup also changes this year. While there will still be four participants, there will be four matches instead of the usual six and the teams will play Semifinals (April 6), a Third-Place Match and the Championship (April 9). The format will return to three doubleheaders in 2025.

In the Semifinals on April 6 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, the USA (#4) will face Japan (#7) at 12:30 p.m. ET (TNT, Universo, Max & Peacock) and Brazil (#10) will take on Canada (#9) at 3:30 p.m. ET (Universo, Max & Peacock).

The four nations will then travel to Columbus, Ohio with Field hosting the final two games of the tournament at 4 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. ET on April 9 as the Semifinal winners play in the Championship and the losers play in the Third-Place Match.

Wave’s Next Match

Following a league record sold-out home opener, the San Diego Wave will return to Snapdragon Stadium this Friday, March 29 to take on Seattle Reign FC at 7:00 p.m. PT. Tickets to the match can be found here and the contest will also be broadcast live on Prime Sports.