This is a column by Shireen Ahmed, who writes opinion for CBC Sports. For more information about CBC's Opinion section , please see the FAQ . We are less than 60 days away from the FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the biggest women's soccer tournament in the world.
But for all the hype and excitement that should be spreading from one coast to the other, the Canadian women's national team has been unusually quiet.
The team has no home games before they go, and the only thing on the Soccer Canada social media account is the announcement of their first World Cup match against Nigeria on Thursday, July 20 in Melbourne.
No hoopla, no fanfare, no montages leading up to the World Cup. Nothing. The only news I have seen of late is world-class Canadian defender Ashley Lawrence making a move (yet to be confirmed) from her current pro team, Paris Saint-Germain of French Division 1, to Chelsea of the Super League in the U.K.Read more on cbc.ca