Canada books six new dates en route to Brazil 2014™

Canada has booked six new dates on the road to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. Canada will play six matches against group opponents Honduras, Panama and Cuba from 8 June to 16 October of next year, with three matches to be played at home and three matches to be played on the road.

Canada has booked six new dates on the road to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. Canada will play six matches against group opponents Honduras, Panama and Cuba from 8 June to 16 October of next year, with three matches to be played at home and three matches to be played on the road.

 

Locations for home and away matches will only be announced in early 2012. The dates and opponents for each of those matches, however, has been established for all 12 teams advancing to CONCACAF Round 3. The 12 remaining CONCACAF teams have been separated into three groups of four teams, with only two spots per group eligible to advance to the final CONCACAF Round 4 in 2013.

 

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Qualifiers

Round 3 Group C (Home team listed first)

8 June 2012 – Cuba v Canada

12 June 2012 – Canada v Honduras

7 September 2012 – Canada v Panama

11 September 2012 – Panama v Canada

12 October 2012 – Canada v Cuba

16 October 2012 – Honduras v Canada

 

As for the other two CONCACAF Groups, the eight participating teams are:

Round 3 Group A

Antigua and Barbuda, Guatemala, Jamaica, USA

Round 3 Group B

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guyana, Mexico

 

From CONCACAF Round 3, two teams from each group will make up a final round of six teams that will play 10 matches from 6 February to 15 October 2013 (a home and away match against each opponent). The top three teams from this final group will qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™; the fourth-place team will advance to an intercontinental playoff.

 

With Tuesday night’s victory, Canada’s all-time record in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers improves to 40 wins, 31 draws and 30 losses in 101 matches. Canada eliminated three opponents in CONCACAF Round 2 from 2 September to 15 November 2011.

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