With their sights firmly set on representing the maple leaf at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, hopefuls for the Canadian women’s wheelchair basketball team will welcome rivals from Great Britain, the Netherlands and the USA for a series of exhibition games at the Toronto Challenge from 30 March-3 April at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, Toronto.
The Toronto Challenge marks the first major test for the Canadian women as they proceed with team selections and preparations on the road to Rio 2016. Canada is the reigning world champion and the top-ranked team heading into the Paralympic Games.
Team Canada roster
Head Coach: Bill Johnson
Canada vs. Netherlands – Wednesday 30 March at 8:30pm ET
Canada Open Practice – Thursday 31 March from 9-11am ET
Canada vs. USA – Thursday 31 March 6:15pm ET
Canada vs. Great Britain – Friday 1 April at 6:15pm ET
Canada vs. Netherlands – Saturday 2 April at 6:15pm ET
Canada vs. USA – Sunday 3 April at 6:15pm ET