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This Day in Football from 3-9 December

Posted on 3 December 2012 in Canadian soccer history

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 4 December 2003
Canada wins 1:0 over Czech Republic at the FIFA U-20 World Cup UAE 2003. Iain Hume scores the lone goal of the match.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 6 December 1992
Canada books its spot in the next round of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with a 0:0 away draw against Bermuda. Canadian goalkeeper Paul Dolan posts a clean sheet.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 8 December 2003
Canada wins 1:0 over Burkina Faso in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Round of 16 to advance to the quarter-final phase. Canada wins back-to-back matches at a FIFA U-20 World Cup for the first time. Four days after Iain Hume scores in a 1:0 victory over Czech Republic, Josh Simpson scores in a 1:0 victory over Burkina Faso.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 9 December 2010
Canada wins 5:0 over Netherlands at the 2011 Women’s Torneio Internacional in São Paulo, Brazil. Christine Sinclair (two), Diana Matheson (two) and Josée Bélanger score for Canada. Melissa Tancredi becomes the 20th player to make her 50th appearance for Canada. 

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