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Canada qualifies for the Quarterfinals at 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

Posted on 24 June 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada took care of business with a record-setting performance in the group finale at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. Canada won 7:0 over Cuba with hat tricks by both Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David, the first-ever double hat trick performance by a Men’s National Team attacking duo. Junior Hoil More

Canada faces Cuba with spot in Quarter-finals on the line at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

Posted on 22 June 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada’s Men’s National Team will play Cuba in the Group stage finale at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup on Sunday 23 June at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Canada comes into the match in second place in Group A with three points and a +2 goals difference, knowing t More

Canada in second place after 3:1 loss to Mexico at 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

Posted on 20 June 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada remained in second place after a 3:1 loss to Mexico in the group stage of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, ending a record six-game win streak dating back to last year. With an opportunity to face the Concacaf champions for the first time since 2016, Canada’s young squad gained some importan More

Tickets on sale today for Men’s National Team Fall Concacaf Nations League Matches at BMO Field in Toronto

Posted on 19 June 2019 in Men's National Team

Tickets to Canada’s Men’s National Team Fall Concacaf Nations League A home matches at BMO Field go on sale to the public today, Wednesday 19 June at 10.00 ET / 7.00 PT via Ticketmaster.ca (CUBA | USA | 2 MATCH PACK) and by phone at 1.855.985.5000. The two matches will be played on Satur More

Canada ready for Mexico at 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

Posted on 18 June 2019 in Men's National Team

Building on an impressive attacking display in its opening 4:0 victory over Martinique, Canada’s Men’s National Team is preparing to face Mexico in its second group stage match at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup on Wednesday, June 19 at Broncos Stadium, in Denver, Colorado.The highly anticipa More

Canada earn impressive 4:0 opening match win at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

Posted on 16 June 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada opened the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup with their largest-ever margin of victory in the confederation championship: a 4:0 victory over Martinique at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The victory gave Canada three points to take an early lead in Group A standings with goals scored by Jonathan David, Junio More

Canada primed for Concacaf Gold Cup kick off on ‘Super Saturday’

Posted on 14 June 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada’s Men’s National Team are set to open their 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup campaign when they face Martinique on Saturday 15 June at the iconic Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. As the opening match of the month-long competition, Canada v Martinique kicks off at 19:30 ET / 16:30 PT and w More

Canada Soccer announces home matches in Toronto for Concacaf Nations League A

Posted on 13 June 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada Soccer have announced that a pair of home matches in 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League A will be played at BMO Field in Toronto. The announcement coincides with the one-year anniversary of Canada, Mexico and USA winning the bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™.The two home matches are Saturda More

Together We Rise: Canada Soccer announces squad for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

Posted on 30 May 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada Soccer have selected their squad for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, the confederation’s championship that kicks off 15 June at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The biennial competition provides a tremendous opportunity for the Canadian squad as they face Concacaf’s top nations for the firs More

Canada to open against Cuba in September in Concacaf Nations League A

Posted on 21 May 2019 in Men's National Team

Concacaf has confirmed the schedule for 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League with Canada opening at home on Saturday 7 September (all venues yet to be announced). Canada will play a home-and-away series with Cuba in September before playing at home against USA in October and then away against USA in Nove More

Canada Soccer announces provisional roster for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

Posted on 20 May 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada Soccer have submitted their 40-man provisional roster for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup alongside the other 15 nations that have qualified for this summer’s confederation championship. In accordance with the Competition Regulations, the submitted roster will serve as the basis for the fina More

Canada to face Mexico, Martinique and Cuba at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

Posted on 10 April 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team will face Martinique, Mexico and Cuba in Group A of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup this June fresh from an undefeated Concacaf Nations League Qualifying campaign in which they posted four wins and a +18 goals difference. The biennial Concacaf Gold Cup prov More

Canada draws USA and Cuba for Concacaf Nations League A

Posted on 28 March 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team will look forward to tougher tests and more meaningful matches when 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League A kicks off this Fall. From 12 nations in Concacaf’s top league, Canada will face USA and Cuba in a series of home-and-away matches starting this More

Canada qualifies for Concacaf Gold Cup and Nations League A with decisive 4:1 win over French Guiana

Posted on 25 March 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team defeated French Guiana 4:1 to earn a spot in the 2019 Gold Cup and a place in Group A of the 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League. It marked the fifth consecutive international victory for Canada, the second-longest winning streak in program history.Canada More

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team to Play Decisive Qualification Match on 24 March at BC Place

Posted on 22 March 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team are determined to close out 2018-19 Concacaf Nations League Qualifying with a win at home this Sunday 24 March at BC Place against French Guiana. It is a match that matters, with Canada needing a win to guarantee their spot in both the 2019 Concacaf Go More

Canada’s Men’s National Team Decisive 24 March Match to be Broadcast on TSN and RDS

Posted on 20 March 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s final crucial matchup against French Guiana in Concacaf Nations League Qualifying on 24 March at BC Place in Vancouver will be broadcast on TSN2 and RDS Info at 18:00 ET/15:00 PT.The decisive match will be produced by MEDIAPRO and signify the f More

Canada announces squad for decisive match in Concacaf Nations League Qualifying

Posted on 11 March 2019 in Men's National Team

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team will call on the home crowd for their last match of Concacaf Nations League Qualifying. It is a match that matters, with Canada needing a win to guarantee their spot in both the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup and 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League Group A. T More

Men's nominees for the 2018 Canada Soccer Player Awards

Posted on 28 November 2018 in Men's National Team

Scott Arfield | SCO / Glasgow Rangers FCScott Arfield earned Man of the Match honours in Canada’s record 8-0 win over US Virgin Islands in Concacaf Nations League Qualifying. At the club level, he split the year between Burnley FC in England’s Premier League and Glasgow Rangers FC in Sco More

Tickets on sale today for Canada v French Guiana Qualifier at BC Place

Posted on 27 November 2018 in Men's National Team

Individual tickets to the Canada v French Guiana Concacaf Nations League Qualifier will go on sale to the public today, Wednesday, 28 November at 10am PT / 1pm ET via Ticketmaster.ca and by phone at 1.855.985.5000. With a place in Group A of 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League and the 2019 Concacaf Gold More

Canada returns to Vancouver for crucial Concacaf Nations League Qualifying match

Posted on 26 November 2018 in Men's National Team

Canada returns to Vancouver, British Columbia for a crucial Concacaf Nations League Qualifying match on Sunday 24 March at BC Place. The home match will feature a rematch of last year’s Concacaf Gold Cup opener between Canada and French Guiana, with Canada looking to secure its place in Group More

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Canada took care of business with a record-setting performance in the group finale at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. Canada won 7:0 over Cuba with hat tricks by both Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David, the first-ever double hat trick performance by a Men’s National Team attacking duo. Junior Hoilett also scored for Canada.

The win earns a place in the Quarterfinal stage of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup to be played 29 June in Houston, TX. Across three group stage matches, Canada finished with six points and a 2-0-1 record, defeating Martinique 4:0, losing to Mexico 3:1, and winning 7:0 over Cuba. The Cuba victory set a Canada record for goals in a Concacaf Gold Cup match. Canada will face Cuba again in ten weeks when it hosts them in the Concacaf Nations League A home match to be played at BMO Field on 7 September in Toronto.

“I’m proud of the boys. It was one of those games where we had to take it to them and really keep our tempo high. We came in at halftime and there was a record here that we wanted to get the most goals at a Gold Cup,” said John Herdman, Canada Soccer’s Men National Team Head Coach. “I think they enjoyed it. They were focused, they got the job done by half time. It’s just a great night to see seven goals go in at a Gold Cup, just proud and hopefully kids back home enjoyed watching some of their heroes back home. We’ve just got to focus on what’s next. They’re ready and we just have to keep moving in the right direction.”

Canada awaits the final results from Group B to determine who they will meet in the Quarterfinal round. Mexico defeated Martinique 3:2 on 23 June in the Group A finale in Charlotte, NC while Costa Rica and Haiti will battle on 24 June in Harrison, NJ to determine first place in Group B. Canada will face Costa Rica or Haiti on 29 June at 19:00 ET LIVE on TSN and RDS.

“Good result, good atmosphere. We always knew what our goal was coming into this tournament, we just want to continue to be positive, recover well and be ready for our Quarterfinal match,” said centre back Doneil Henry.  “I think our defence made it possible. We know what kind of quality we have up front, we have to be disciplined and patient. Credit to Cuba, they came out here with a lot of pride. We have a lot of respect for these guys as an opponent. We’re really excited for what we’ve got next. Every time we step on the pitch it’s an opportunity to show well for our country. While I’m here I want to continue to be positive and stay true to my colours.”

Canada showed their quality in the first half pushing wing backs up the pitch and moving the ball well through the midfield to find wide backs in space and in advanced positions up the pitch. Scott Arfield and Junior Hoilett frustrated the Cuban midfield and backline and Jonathan David and Lucas Cavallini were a threat throughout the half. David’s opening goal came through the backline as Derek Cornelius stepped forward and played a long ball up the wing to Junior Hoilett. After taking his space, Hoilett played a ball on a platter for David who sidefooted the ball into the Cuban goal.

After a spell of physical play, Lucas Cavallini exerted his presence and scored three consecutive goals.  His first goal came after a Cuban backline mistake nearly resulted in an own goal with Cavallini ensuring the ball was over the line after it went off the post in the 21’.  Just before half, Cavallini struck again off a David pass initiated by Alphonso Davies inside the six yard box in the 44’. Cavallini lept into the air and kicked out to nick it into the Cuban goal. Cavallini’s third goal came a minute into added time when he slid in the box to bury Davies’ pass off a wide left rush.

Early in the second half, Davies went on a long run with David trailing to allow for an overload in the Cuban box. Davies played the ball into the path of David who turned it on goal but it ricocheted before Junior Hoilett put it behind for Canada’s fifth in the 50’.

David added more goals to his first half opening marker scoring at 71’ and 77’. Off a Jonathan Osorio corner in the 71’, the ball fell to Scott Arfield atop the box whose shot bounced off a defender to the top of the box where David was waiting to drive it home. Just six minutes later, David was at it again pressuring the Cuban defence and shielding the player off the ball which Hoilett picked up and played to David who earned his hat trick.  

David is currently the top scorer in the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup with five goals. He has a total of nine goals and five assists in seven matches with the Men’s National Team. Cavallini has scored four goals in the tournament and has a total of nine goals and one assist over 14 matches for Canada. 2019 marks the first year that two players have had six or more goals with David and Cavalinni each registering six this year. 

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Canada’s starting XI featured Milan Borjan in goal, Marcus Godinho at right back, Doneil Henry and Derek Cornelius at centre back, Alphonso Davies at left back, and Scott Arfield, Samuel Piette, Jonathan Osorio, Jonathan David, Junior Hoilett and Lucas Cavallini from the midfield up through to the attack. In the second half, coach John Herdman replaced Henry with Kamal Miller (61’), Cavallini with Ashtone Morgan (61’), and Davies with Liam Millar (70’). 

CONCACAF GOLD CUP

The Concacaf Gold Cup is the official national team championship of the confederation. Drawing large crowds and millions of television viewers from across the region, the Concacaf Gold Cup is a celebration of soccer, sportsmanship, and culture. For the first time, the 2019 Concacaf Gold will feature 16 participating nations, three host countries, and 17 venues.

Beyond the Concacaf group phase, the top-two teams from each group will advance to the Quarterfinal matches on 29-30 June. The Concacaf Semi-finals are 2-3 July and the championship Final is Sunday 7 July. 

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“Following a strong showing in Concacaf Nations League Qualifying, we need these tougher tests now,” said John Herdman, Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team Head Coach. “The Concacaf Gold Cup will be important for our preparations for FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. We have a talented group, but now they will be fully tested in a tournament setting. The team are motivated to do well for Canada.”

CONCACAF CHAMPIONS

Canada are two-time Concacaf champions, having won the Concacaf Championship in 1985 and the Concacaf Gold Cup in 2000. In winning the 1985 Concacaf Championship, Canada qualified for the 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico™; in winning the 2000 Concacaf Gold Cup, Canada qualified for the FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001>

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Canada Soccer's Men's National Youth Teams, meanwhile, have won two Concacaf titles: both the 1986 and 1996 Concacaf Men's Youth Championships. Canada have qualified for eight editions of the FIFA U-20 World Cup and six editions of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

SUMMER OF SOCCER: TOGETHER WE RISE

Canada’s National Teams have embarked on an incredible month of competition during the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ and the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. Your National Teams are united as “Together We Rise” with the momentum for our game stronger than ever. We urge Canadians to rally behind your National Teams as our Canada Soccer Nation strives for best-ever performances.

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Two teams, one badge, standing shoulder to shoulder.  
 
CONCACAF NATIONS LEAGUE

Beyond the Concacaf Gold Cup, Canada will participate in the first edition of Concacaf Nations League this Fall with Group A matches against USA and Cuba. Canada will play host the Cubans 7 September at BMO Field in Toronto, ON before traveling to play away at Cuba on 10 September. Canada will then host United States at BMO Field on 15 October before playing the away leg in United States on 15 November. The top team in Group A will advance to the 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League Semifinal while the third-place team will be relegated to League B for the 2020-21 Concacaf Nations League campaign.

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Tickets for Canada’s Concacaf Nations League home matches are on sale on Wednesday 19 June at 10.00 ET / 07.00 PT viaTicketmaster.ca and by phone at 1.855.985.5000.

Individual match tickets are available starting at just $20 and fans will have the opportunity to save 20% by purchasing a two-match package for both games. Groups of 10+ are eligible for discounts of up to 30% and dedicated sections will be allocated for Canadian supporters as well as those from both Cuba and the United States. For complete ticket information and to submit a group ticket order visit canadasoccer.com/tickets.

Canada’s Men’s National Team will play Cuba in the Group stage finale at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup on Sunday 23 June at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Canada comes into the match in second place in Group A with three points and a +2 goals difference, knowing that a victory on Sunday would put them in strong position to advance to the knockout stage of the competition.

The Canada-Cuba match will kick off at 18.00 ET / 15.00 PT and be broadcast live on TSN1, TSN2 & RDS. The match also provides a preview of the Concacaf Nations League A matchup in Toronto on 7 September. In addition to the national broadcast, extended match day coverage will be featured across Canada Soccer’s digital channels including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Fans are encouraged to follow Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team every step of the way by using #CANMNT.

“We’ve been preparing for this game from the start of the tournament to make sure that there is a group of players that will be fresh and ready for this challenge,” said John Herdman, Head Coach and National EXCEL Director. “We are playing against a team that will be playing for pride and who will make it very difficult for us to get a result. We’ve got a group that are fresh physically and mentally and who are hungry to take Canada to the Quarter-finals and that is the business we need to take care of.”

Canada are coming off a hard-fought 3:1 defeat to Mexico in their second group stage match played at altitude in Denver, Colorado on 19 June. The Canada squad opened the competition in convincing fashion with a 4:0 win over Martinique setting a new mark for Canada’s largest margin of victory at the Concacaf Gold Cup and the four goals scored matching its previous high at the competition.

Mexico lead Group A with six points and +9 goals difference with Canada in second followed by Martinique in third with three points following their 3:0 win over Cuba and a -1 goals difference. Cuba are in the fourth position in Group A.

From 16 nations divided into four groups, the top two nations from each group will advance to the 2019 Quarter-finals which will be hosted on 29 & 30 June in Houston and Philadelphia. The Concacaf Gold Cup continues with the Semi-finals on 2 July in Glendale and 3 July in Nashville followed by the Final on 7 July in Chicago.

Canada has faced Cuba 11 times, earning a record of six wins, two losses, and three draws. This match will serve as a preview of the Concacaf Nations League A match recently announced for 7 September at BMO Field in Toronto. Canada most recently faced Cuba during 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying, winning 3:0 at Toronto’s BMO Field in October 2012 and 1:0 away to Cuba in June of that same year.

The most recent meeting between the two nations at the Concacaf Gold Cup came in 2005, with Canada 2:1 winners at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. 

“Going into the Cuba match, we have to be focused and concentrated from the first minute to ensure we get the result that we need to advance to the Quarter-finals, said Samuel Piette. “We want to put in a positive performance which will give us confidence moving forward in the competition. For me, one of the greatest strengths of this team is our depth, it’s the strongest since I’ve been part of the Men's National Team Program.”

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Following the Concacaf Gold Cup, Canada will participate in the first-ever edition of Concacaf Nations League A this Fall having been drawn into a Group with southern neighbours USA and Cuba. Canada will host Cuba on Saturday 7 September and USA on Tuesday 15 October with both matches to be played at Toronto’s BMO Field. Canada’s away matches in the four-match group stage will be played against Cuba on 10 September and USA on 15 November. The first-place nation from the group will advance to the Concacaf Nations League Finals.

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CONCACAF CHAMPIONS

Canada are two-time Concacaf champions, having won the Concacaf Championship in 1985 and the Concacaf Gold Cup in 2000. In winning the 1985 Concacaf Championship, Canada qualified for the 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico™; in winning the 2000 Concacaf Gold Cup, Canada qualified for the FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001.

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Canada Soccer's Men's National Youth Teams, meanwhile, have won two Concacaf titles: both the 1986 and 1996 Concacaf Men's Youth Championships. Canada have qualified for eight editions of the FIFA U-20 World Cup and six editions of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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SUMMER OF SOCCER: TOGETHER WE RISE

Canada’s National Teams have embarked on an incredible month of competition during the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ and the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. Your National Teams are united as “Together We Rise” with the momentum for our game stronger than ever. We urge Canadians to rally behind your National Teams as our Canada Soccer Nation strives for best-ever performances.

TOGETHER WE RISE: https://www.canadasoccer.com/together-we-rise-p162202
Two teams, one badge, standing shoulder to shoulder.
 
 

Canada remained in second place after a 3:1 loss to Mexico in the group stage of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, ending a record six-game win streak dating back to last year. With an opportunity to face the Concacaf champions for the first time since 2016, Canada’s young squad gained some important tournament experience in front of 52,874 fans at Mile High Stadium in Denver on 19 June. Lucas Cavallini was the Canada goalscorer in the second half.

Canada will need a result when they face Cuba in the group finale on 23 June at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The Canada-Cuba match will kick off at 18.00 ET / 15.00 PT on TSN and RDS. Extended coverage is featured across Canada Soccer’s digital channels including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Fans are encouraged to follow Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team every step of the way by using the social media handle #CANMNT. 

"A good test for us and never happy to be on the losing side but we learned a lot about ourselves and particularly the Mexicans," said Men's National Team Head Coach John Herdman. "We will have a very strong and fresh line up against Cuba ready to get the points we need to take us through to the quarterfinals."

Through two matches, Canada have a win and a loss with five goals scored and three conceded. Alongside the Cavallini goal, Jonathan David (two), Junior Hoilett and Scott Arfield have also scored for Canada. On Wednesday, young David also picked up an assist on the Cavallini goal.

“I thought we were organized as a team and were unfortunate to give up the first goal before half, which kind of opened things up,” said Canada captain Atiba Hutchinson. “Toward the last 15-20 minutes we created more and we take a lot of positives for that. Overall we will learn our lessons from this game and look forward to our next opportunity. Moving forward in this tournament we have to continue to play the way we’ve been playing and continue to do what we’ve been doing and we’ll be ready.”

Canada came out in a defensive formation in the opening minutes of the first half and Mexico spent the first fifteen minutes in possession without any real opportunities. The compact 5-4-1 defensive lineup allowed Canada to keep Mexico in front of them and shots from outside the box. In attack, Canada found some space in the middle of the field, drawing fouls in dangerous areas but were unable to test Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa. With Canada briefly reduced to ten men with Derek Cornelius temporarily on the sideline, Robert Alvarado opened the scoring in the 40th minute after a defensive scramble wide and a failed clearance.

Canada’s best chance of the half came minutes later after a save by Milan Borjan with his long throw to Lucas Cavallini putting the striker in on goal before his shot was saved.

After a similar start to the second half with Canada compact and defending Mexican possession, Alphonso Davies found some space to get Canada’s best chance of the match. However, just a minute later Mexico’s Andres Guardado doubled Mexico’s lead to two goals on a left footed strike outside the box. With 30 minutes remaining, substitutions by Jonathan David, Scott Arfield and Jonathan Orsorio combined with a formation change to give Canada more chances.

Osorio created a chance for himself on the dribble in the 65’ and Arfield’s defensive play near the half-way line in the 67’ sparked a 4 v 3 counter with David losing possession. Osorio again came close in the 73’ putting the ball just wide of Ochoa’s post. David forced a turnover in the 74’ and drew Ochoa off of his line before sliding it to Lucas Cavallini to cut Mexico’s lead in half to 2:1. However, Mexico came back just a minute later off a defensive scramble with Guardado getting his second of the night on a deflected shot off Davies’ leg and off the post behind Borjan in the 77’. 

 

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Canada’s starting XI featured Milan Borjan in goal, Zachary Brault-Guillard at right back, Atiba Hutchinson, Doneil Henry and Derek Cornelius at centre back, Russell Teibert at left back, and Will Johnson, Mark-Anthony Kaye, Alphonso Davies, Cyle Larin and Lucas Cavallini from the midfield up through to the attack. In the second half, coach John Herdman replaced Larin with Jonathan David (57’), Teibert with Jonathan Osorio (60’), and Johnson with Scott Arfield (60’). 

CONCACAF GOLD CUP

The Concacaf Gold Cup is the official national team championship of the confederation. Drawing large crowds and millions of television viewers from across the region, the Concacaf Gold Cup is a celebration of soccer, sportsmanship, and culture. For the first time, the 2019 Concacaf Gold will feature 16 participating nations, three host countries, and 17 venues.

Beyond the Concacaf group phase, the top-two teams from each group will advance to the Quarterfinal matches on 29-30 June. The Concacaf Semi-finals are 2-3 July and the championship Final is Sunday 7 July. 

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“Following a strong showing in Concacaf Nations League Qualifying, we need these tougher tests now,” said John Herdman, Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team Head Coach. “The Concacaf Gold Cup will be important for our preparations for FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. We have a talented group, but now they will be fully tested in a tournament setting. The team are motivated to do well for Canada.”
 
CONCACAF CHAMPIONS

Canada are two-time Concacaf champions, having won the Concacaf Championship in 1985 and the Concacaf Gold Cup in 2000. In winning the 1985 Concacaf Championship, Canada qualified for the 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico™; in winning the 2000 Concacaf Gold Cup, Canada qualified for the FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001.

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Canada Soccer's Men's National Youth Teams, meanwhile, have won two Concacaf titles: both the 1986 and 1996 Concacaf Men's Youth Championships. Canada have qualified for eight editions of the FIFA U-20 World Cup and six editions of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

 
SUMMER OF SOCCER: TOGETHER WE RISE

Canada’s National Teams have embarked on an incredible month of competition during the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ and the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. Your National Teams are united as “Together We Rise” with the momentum for our game stronger than ever. We urge Canadians to rally behind your National Teams as our Canada Soccer Nation strives for best-ever performances.

TOGETHER WE RISE: https://www.canadasoccer.com/together-we-rise-p162202
 

Two teams, one badge, standing shoulder to shoulder.  

CONCACAF NATIONS LEAGUE

Beyond the Concacaf Gold Cup, Canada will participate in the first edition of Concacaf Nations League this Fall with Group A matches against USA and Cuba. Canada will play host the Cubans 7 September at BMO Field in Toronto, ON before traveling to play away at Cuba on 10 September. Canada will then host United States at BMO Field on 15 October before playing the away leg in United States on 15 November. The top team in Group A will advance to the 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League Semifinal while the third-place team will be relegated to League B for the 2020-21 Concacaf Nations League campaign.

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Tickets for Canada’s Concacaf Nations League home matches are on sale on Wednesday 19 June at 10.00 ET / 07.00 PT via Ticketmaster.ca and by phone at 1.855.985.5000.

Individual match tickets are available starting at just $20 and fans will have the opportunity to save 20% by purchasing a two-match package for both games. Groups of 10+ are eligible for discounts of up to 30% and dedicated sections will be allocated for Canadian supporters as well as those from both Cuba and the United States. For complete ticket information and to submit a group ticket order visit canadasoccer.com/tickets.

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