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2015 Women's World Cup: Canada announces 23-player roster for World Cup

Three Houston Dash players make the Canadian roster.

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

On Monday, the Canadian Women's National Team announced its roster for the Women's World Cup in June. Canada is the host nation for the tournament and expected to make a strong showing on their home turf.

Houston Dash goalkeeper Erin McLeod and defenders Allysha Chapman and Lauren Sesselmann were all on the announced roster. They will be in Houston and available to play in Saturday's match against FC Kansas City and will depart for the National team after the game.

2015 Canada FIFA Women's World Cup Roster By Position
GOALKEEPERS (3): Stephanie Labbé (unattached), Karina LeBlanc (Chicago Red Stars), Erin McLeod (Houston Dash)
DEFENDERS (8): Kadeisha Buchanan (West Virginia University), Allysha Chapman (Houston Dash), Robyn Gayle (unattached), Carmelina Moscato (unattached), Marie-Eve Nault (unattached), Lauren Sesselmann (Houston Dash), Rhian Wilkinson (Portland Thorns FC), Emily Zurrer (unattached)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Jessie Fleming (London NorWest SC), Selenia Iachelli (unattached), Kaylyn Kyle (Portland Thorns FC), Ashley Lawrence (West Virginia University), Diana Matheson (Washington Spirit), Desiree Scott (Notts County Ladies), Sophie Schmidt (unattached)
FORWARDS (5): Josée Bélanger (unattached), Jonelle Filigno (Sky Blue FC), Adriana Leon (Chicago Red Stars), Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns FC), Melissa Tancredi (Chicago Red Stars)