Canada beat Cameroon in Group Stage Match 1 of the 2019 Women's World Cup, 1-0. Canada's centre back, Kadeisha Buchanan made the winning goal just before halftime. Cameroon's defense put up quite a fight the whole match, making Canada work hard for their win. Canada had possession for 69 percent of the first half, with seven corners to Cameroon's two. It was the 89th goal of Buchanan's career that spelled the end of the game for Cameroon. Canada went on to play New Zealand.