Canada Ends Tournament Phase with a Fizzle
August 2, 2009
Playing for a third place finish in the 3 Nations Series, Canada lost 4-1 against Australia A. Their lone goal came at the 58th minute. With the team already down 3-0, Mark Pearson took a tough pass at the top of the opposition’s D and drove the ball inside, forcing a foot-foul. On the ensuing penalty corner, Wayne Fernandes shot the ball straight in scoring his second goal of the tournament.
Although game play was quite even, Australia proved to be more opportunistic as Jason Wilson scored the team’s first and last goals off a penalty corner and a stroke, respectively…