Canada Soccer and its women’s national team players have reached an interim funding agreement for 2022, the sport’s governing body said on Thursday.
The terms of the deal reflect that of the men’s national team, Canada Soccer said, with per-game incentives and results-based compensation. A final collective bargaining agreement is still under negotiation.
The women’s national team’s last agreement with Canada Soccer expired in 2021.
“This is about respect, this is about dignity, and this is about equalising the competitive environment in a world that is fundamentally unequal,”…