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Deaf Soccer first national camp in Toronto

Posted on 6 August 2011 in National Teams

Following regional camps in March (Vaughan, ON) and May (Vancouver, BC), the Canadian Deaf Soccer Team will hold its first national camp this 6-7 August 2011 in the Greater Toronto Area. There will be two on-field sessions for each day.

Canada wraps up Deaf Soccer camp

Posted on 9 May 2011 in National Teams

Canada's national Deaf Soccer team has wrapped up its Western assessment camp in Vancouver, BC. The camp ran 7-8 May at the University of British Columbia. It followed a similar Eastern camp in Toronto in late March. More

Western Deaf Soccer Assessment Camp

Posted on 13 April 2011 in National Teams

The Canadian Deaf Sports Association (CDSA) is pleased to have created a great partnership with the Canadian Soccer Association. The Canadian Soccer Association organized an Eastern Soccer Assessment Camp in Toronto (26-27 March) and it was a huge success. CDSA's National Deaf Soccer Head Coach, Matthew Greenwood, was in charge of the Soccer training Camp. More

CONCACAF championship marked highlight of 2010 youth season

Posted on 29 December 2010 in National Teams

On the road to Canada's fifth CONCACAF youth title in March 2010, Canada's women's U-17 team eliminated the world reigning silver medalist USA. The victory on kicks from the penalty mark - following a 0:0 draw in the semi-final stage of the 2010 CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship - qualified Canada for the second edition of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. More

Home win over Cruz Azul was highlight of 2010 club season

Posted on 28 December 2010 in National Teams

Toronto FC’s 2:1 home victory over two-time CONCACAF Champions League finalist Cruz Azul was the highlight of the 2010 club season in Canada. The big win over the visiting Mexican club came in the group phase of 2010-11 CONCACAF Champions League on 17 August at BMO Field in Toronto, ON. More

Fourteen matches in 14 days

Posted on 31 October 2010 in National Teams

It has been 36 years since Canada last played on Hallowe'en - an international friendly match as part of an Eastern European tour for Canada's men's national team. This year, Canada's national teams have two matches on Hallowe'en 2010: the men's U-17 team in Montego Bay, Jamaica and the women's national team in Cancún, Mexico. Actually, it has been a busy two weeks for all of Canada's national teams. There have been 14 matches in 14 days from 18 October to 31 October. More

Stalteri sets all-time record for national appearances

Posted on 7 September 2010 in National Teams

Paul Stalteri has established a new mark for appearances with Canada’s national team. Thedefender and long-time captain made his 83rd appearance on Tuesday 7 September, breaking the former record established by defender Randy Samuel in 1997. Stalteri established the record in the Men’s International Friendly match against Honduras at Stade Saputo in Montréal.

Busy month ahead for Canadian youth teams

Posted on 21 July 2010 in National Teams

Four Canadian national youth soccer teams will be in action over the next four weeks heading into a busy month of August. Canada’s national men’s U-20, men’s U-17, women’s U-17 and women’s U-15 teams will all hold camps in the coming weeks following the BMO National Championships Nutrilite All Stars.

Big weekend for Canada's national teams

Posted on 21 May 2010 in National Teams

It will be a big weekend for Canada's national soccer teams, leading up to the televised Canada-Argentina match this Monday 24 May on Rogers Sportsnet. Four national teams are in action this weekend - both national men's and national women's teams plus the men's U-20 and men's U-17 teams.

Francophone Games was highlight of 2009 youth season

Posted on 29 December 2009 in National Teams

Canada's fourth-place finish at the Francophone Games Soccer Tournament was the highlight of Canada's 2009 youth teams' season. It was Canada's men's U-20 team that finished fourth at the nine team tournament in October. The team held eventual champion Congo to a 2:2 draw in the semi-final stage, but was then relegated to the match for third place after losing 1-2 on kicks from the penalty mark.

Canadian goalkeeper Michal Misiewicz was the player of note in Canada's last three games of the tournament. He posted a clean sheet in a 2:0 victory over Cameroon to help clinch first place in Canada's three-team group. In the semi-final against Congo, he was again spectacular, especially on kicks from penalty mark when he made three successive saves against Congo. More

Record-breaking crowd was highlight of 2009 club season

Posted on 28 December 2009 in National Teams

The Impact de Montréal's 2:0 victory in front of 55,571 fans at Stade Olympique was the highlight of the 2009 club season in Canada. The big win over Mexico's Club Santos Laguna came on 26 February in the first leg of the quarter-final stage of the 2008-09 CONCACAF Champions League season.

The Impact more than tripled the previous attendance record for a CONCACAF Champions League match that evening in Montréal. The crowd and atmosphere made "an incredible statement" for soccer in Canada. More

Amy Walsh makes 100th appearance

Posted on 7 March 2009 in National Teams

Amy Walsh has become the fifth Canadian player to make 100 appearances for the national team. The Canadian midfielder reached the century mark this afternoon in a
2:1 win over Netherlands
at the 2009 Cyprus Women's Cup.

"It feels good to reach 100 appearances," says Walsh. "I feel it's been a long time coming with a couple injuries. It's very special to share the moment with a core group of girls that I have played with for a long time." More

2008 Fixtures

Posted on 31 January 2009 in National Teams

FIFA has released its 2008 match report with an incredible 1,426 international matches played. In all, men’s teams from 196 national associations played at least one game while women’s teams from 94 national associations played at least one game.

On the men’s side, Spain was the best team with an overall record of 15 wins, one draw and no losses. Spain scored 33 times and allowed just five goals against. Of note, Spain won the 2008 European Championship. CONCACAF nation Trinidad & Tobago was the only men’s team to win more games - it posted 16 wins, but in 28 games (16-7-5). More

Goals, goals and missed goals: 2008 year in review

Posted on 30 December 2008 in National Teams

Canada's men's national team scored 17 goals in 2008, the fourth-most in program history. Those goals that Canada didn't score, however, will haunt the highlights of the 2008 season. Just watch that crossbar in the 87th minute of the Canada-Jamaica match on 20 August or the right post in the 45th minute of the Canada-Honduras match on 6 September.

Canada failed to advance beyond CONCACAF Stage III of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ Qualifiers this past year. Canada posted three wins, three draws and six losses in 2008, but no wins, two draws and four losses in CONCACAF Stage III from 20 August to 19 November. Canada wasn't lucky enough to score when it counted most in the so-called CONCACAF Group of Death against opponents Jamaica, Honduras and Mexico. More

CONCACAF victory highlight of 2008 youth season

Posted on 29 December 2008 in National Teams

Canada's women's U-20 team provided the Association's youth program's moment of the year when it won the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in June. It was Canada's second confederation championship in three tries against USA since 2004.

Karla Schacher scored the winning goal in the 1:0 victory on 28 June in Puebla, Mexico. Goalkeeper Erin McNulty provided the clean sheet with defenders Rheanne Sleiman, Lexi Marton, Myriam Bouchard and Allysha Chapman in front of her. More

Canadian Olympic teams compete on Friday

Posted on 6 March 2008 in National Teams

Canada’s two Olympic qualification teams play preparatory matches on Friday 7 March. Canada’s men’s U-23 team is preparing for next week’s CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament (12-23 March in Carson, CA and Nashville, TN) while Canada’s women’s senior team is preparing for next month’s CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualification Tournament (2-12 April in Ciudad Juarez, México).

The Canadian women play Asian champions Japan in the Cyprus Cup (15.00 local time in Cyprus) while the Canadian men play 2006 NCAA champions UC Santa Barbara (19.00 local time in Oxnard, CA). More

Historic day for Canadian national teams

Posted on 7 June 2007 in National Teams

OTTAWA (ONTARIO) – It was a historic day for Canada's national teams yesterday. Three teams – the men's national team, the women's national team, and the men's U-20 team – all won international matches on Wednesday 6 June. It marked the first time that Canada's national teams won three matches on the same day.

The Canadian women won 5:0 in Auckland, New Zealand, the Canadian men won 2:1 in Miami, FL, and the Canadian U-20 men won 4:0 in Kingston, ON. Both the women (against New Zealand) and U-20 men (against the United States) were playing the second match of a two-game international friendly series with their opponent. The men's national team, meanwhile, were playing the opening match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. More

Olympic Trials in Ottawa - Canadian Deaf Olympic Men's Soccer Program

Posted on 8 June 2006 in National Teams

The Canadian Deaf Olympic Soccer Team is looking for players who are deaf, deafened and hard of hearing to try out in Ottawa this coming June.

On June 16th we will be having our first ever training camp for those who have been invited from all over Canada to play in the Taipei, Taiwan Deaf Olympics in 2009. The training camp will be held at the campus of Algonquin College in Ottawa, Ontario. More

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