Powerchair Football Canada Coach Gordon Marks is pleased to announce the names of the 16 playerson the Powerchair Football Canadian team. They are:
Dale McLeod (Vancouver, BC), Keith Knight (Surrey, BC), Stratton Whitaker (Richmond, BC), Daniel Cunningham (Penticton, BC), Luke Galvani (West Vancouver, BC), Ana Lu (Vancouver, BC), Diane Lu (Vancouver, BC), Jordan Marks (Anmore, BC), Shayne De Wildt (NorthVancouver, BC), Lareina Yung (Vancouver, BC), Vanessa Chen (Vancouver, BC), Ian Wright (Kelowna, BC), Sarah Limoge (Montreal, QC), Emilie St. Denis Laroche (Lachute, QC), Patrick Des Groseillers (Repentigny, QC) and Jean Phillipe Bureau (Longueuil, QC).
In late October 2011, for the first time ever, Canada will send 8 team Canada players to the FIPFA World Cup in Paris, France. The 8 players who will represent Canada in the FIPFA World Cup will be officially named by Coach Gordon Marks towards the end of June.
“It is with emotion, great pleasure, and honor that Canada, one of FIPFA’s founding countries, sends a team to the second Powerchair Football World Cup. A team that inspires pride. It is another important step for our sport. The results already surpass our modest ambitions. I wish all athletes a great tournament.” – Claude Guilbault, President of PFC.