Richmond soccer enthusiasts have an opportunity to get an up close look at the women's national soccer team over the next month as it prepares for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
The Canadian squad, which includes star striker Christine Sinclair, will be holding a number of training sessions at the Hugh Boyd oval, under the direction of head coach John Herman.
He is urging his players to use the camp to help elevate their game as Canada goes in search of a medal at the Olympic Games.
"The players are moving towards a new level of performance," said Herdman. "There are some big changes that need to happen if we are going to finish on the podium."
The Richmond training sessions are as follows Thursday May, 17 (4-6 p.m.); Tuesday, May 22 (3-5 p.m.); Thursday, May 24 (4-6 p.m.); Tuesday, June 5 (3-5 p.m.); Thursday, June 7 (4-6 p.m.); Tuesday, June 12 (2-4 p.m.); Thursday, June 14 (4-6 p.m.); Tuesday, June 19 (3-5 p.m.) and Thursday, June 21 (4-6 p.m.).