Tripti Joshi (Editor)

Candace Chapman

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Full name  Candace Marie Chapman
Role  Soccer player
Position  Defender
Name  Candace Chapman
Years  Team
Weight  64 kg
Playing position  Defender
Height  1.69 m

Candace Chapman wwwcanadasoccercomfilesChapmanCandace2011jpg
Date of birth  (1983-04-02) 2 April 1983 (age 32)
Place of birth  Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
2001–2005  Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Olympic medals  Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament
Similar People  Christine Sinclair, Robyn Gayle, Diana Matheson, Melissa Tancredi, Brittany Baxter

Education  University of Notre Dame

Tips from the pros 6 defending 1v1 with candace chapman

Candace Marie Margaret Chapman (born 2 April 1983, in Port of Spain) 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.


Candace Chapman Equalizer Soccer Sources Candace Chapman to Washington

Christine sinclair 2o11 wps championship goal ass t by candace chapman

Early life

Candace Chapman Candace Chapman Zimbio

Chapman was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with majors in sociology and computer applications.

Club career

Candace Chapman 594e4d634cd590705aa61d0fecfcContentjpeg

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.

International career

Candace Chapman Experienced Defender Helping Canadian Hopefuls Pitchside

On 6 August 2008, Chapman scored the first point in the first event at the 2008 Summer Olympics with her goal against Argentina in the 27th minute in Tianjin, China.

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. She now coaches for Arlington Travel Soccer.


Candace Chapman Wikipedia