TORONTO — Canada has booked its ticket to the 2024 Paris Olympics.
The 10th-ranked Canadian women's soccer team beat No. 37 Jamaica 4-1 on aggregate to earn the last CONCACAF entry in the 12-country field for the Games.
Canada won 2-1 on Tuesday at BMO Field in the second game of the two-legged Olympic qualifier after earning a 2-0 victory at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica on Friday.
Cloe Lacasse and Jordyn Huitema scored for Canada in front of a sold-out crowd of 29,212 which set a new record for a men's or women's national team game in Ontario.
Drew Spence netted Jamaica's lone goal.
The U.S. qualified directly for the Games by defeating the reigning Olympic champion Canada 1-0 in the CONCACAF W Championship final in 2022.
Jamaica, which lost 3-0 to Canada in the semifinal, defeated Costa Rica 1-0 after extra time in the third-place playoff to set up the playoff with Canada.
The Canadian women have taken part in the last four Olympics, winning gold, bronze and bronze after finishing eighth at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Canada has won all 10 of its previous meetings with Jamaica, outscoring the Reggae Girlz 62-2.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 26, 2023.
Abdulhamid Ibrahim, The Canadian Press