Saint Louis Athletica head coach and general manager Jorge Barcellos announced that the club has claimed the rights to Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson. Matheson has 94 caps for the Canadian Women’s National Team, appearing in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the 2007 World Cup in China, and the 2003 World Cup in the United States.
“We are very pleased to have obtained the rights to a well established, international player of this caliber,” stated Barcellos. “Now we hope to sign her to a contract very quickly. Matheson will be filling an important role for our team this coming season.”