Scotland kick-off their 2015 Cyprus Cup campaign against Canada this afternoon (3.30pm GMT, 5.30pm Local Time).
Anna Signeul and the team have been training at their team base in Larnaca since Monday and will go on to play Italy and The Korean Republic after today’s opening fixture.
But first up are the much-fancied Canadians who are unbeaten in their last six matches. Here is all you need to know about today’s opponents:
Canada - Team Profile
Cyprus Cup record - WINNERS (2008, 2010 & 2011)
The Cyprus Cup is Canada’s final warm-up tournament before the country hosts the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015. With the eyes of the world upon them big things are expected from John Herdman’s side in Mediterranean - who are statistically the tournaments most successful side (Last year was the first time they’d failed to finished in the top two).
Coach - John Herdman
Englishman who coached the New Zealand women’s national team from 2006 to 2011, leading them to two FIFA Women’s World Cups. Reached the semi-finals of the 2012 London Olympics with Canada.
Captain - Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns)
The six-times nominated FIFA World Player of the Year has scored 151 goals for the national side in 214 games. She is Canada’s all-time leading goalscorer and is the third most prolific goalscorer in women’s international football history (just seven goals behind Mia Hamm in second).
Last 3 Cyprus Cup meetings
Canada 5-1 Scotland - 28 February 2012
Canada 1-0 Scotland - 2 March 2011
Canada 0-2 Scotland - 10 March 2008
Keep an eye on @ScottishFA for score updates and match report from Cyprus from 3.30pm