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The Canadian women’s team now has another Olympic rematch on its schedule. On Monday, the Canadian Soccer Association announced the women’s team will face France April 4 in Nice, three days before it is scheduled to play England in Rotherham. These matches will take place after March’s Cyprus Cup. The match against France will be a rematch of the Olympic bronze medal match, which saw the French outplay and outshoot the Canadian side but, thanks to a mix of defensive determination and luck on Canada’s part, not be able to score. And, on a late scramble in the French penalty area, Diana Matheson bundled home to give Canada the 1-0 win and the bronze. Canada has already announced a June 2 friendly at home to the United States, who controversially beat Canada 4-3 in the Olympic semifinal. That June friendly will take place in Toronto. The NWSL schedule begins April 13. With friendlies on April 4 and 7 on European soil, the Canadian women who play in the league will have little time to get back to American soil and ready themselves for league play. RELATED: Labbe, Julien back in Canadian national-team fold ahead of Cyprus Cup

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