Canada-Greece to be broadcast live on Rogers Sportsnet

The Canadian Soccer Association has announced that the upcoming Men’s International Friendly match featuring Canada and Greece will be broadcast live coast to coast on Rogers Sportsnet ONE as well as streamed live on sportsnet.ca. The Canadian match will be broadcast on Wednesday 9 February at 10.00 ET / 07.00 PT (17.00 local kick off in Larissa, Greece).

The Canadian Soccer Association has announced that the upcoming Men’s International Friendly match featuring Canada and Greece will be broadcast live coast to coast on Rogers Sportsnet ONE as well as streamed live on sportsnet.ca. The Canadian match will be broadcast on Wednesday 9 February at 10.00 ET / 07.00 PT (17.00 local kick off in Larissa, Greece).



Canadian supporters can tune-in early at 09.30 ET / 06.30 PT as Sportsnet will feature a special 30-minute season preview show prior to the start of the match. The match will be replayed on Sportsnet Ontario (20.00 ET), Sportsnet West (23.30 MT) and Sportsnet Pacific (23.30 PT).



“We are pleased to have Rogers Sportsnet broadcasting our National Men’s Team taking on #10 ranked Greece in Larissa this coming Wednesday, February 9,” stated Canadian Soccer Association General Secretary Peter Montopoli. “This high profile match is a great way for Canadians to support our National Teams and for the Canadian Soccer Association to enter into its new partnership with Umbro as our National Men’s Team wear their new kit for the first time.”



Canada is preparing for the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which runs this 5 to 25 June in 13 cities across USA. The 9 February contest is the first available date on the FIFA international schedule for 2011. Canada will announce its roster for the match on Thursday 3 February.



The 9 February contest will also be the first match that Canada wears its new Umbro kit. The distinct Umbro kit which features a chevron aesthetic on the front was recently unveiled to Canadian supporter groups in Toronto. Canadian fans will have the opportunity to purchase the new Canadian kits starting on 1 June 2011.

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