Canada leaves Oxnard for Gold Cup

Canada’s men’s national team held its final training session in Oxnard, CA this morning before traveling to Los Angeles to officially begin its 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup trip. The team was greeted by its CONCACAF team liaison in Oxnard for the bus drive to Torrance, CA. Canada opens the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup in two days against Jamaica in the opening match on 3 July.



Canada will train one last time on 2 July, this time at The Home Depot Center where it will have a brief 45 minutes in the competition stadium. Canada returns to The Home Depot Center on Friday night to kick off the 2009 confederation championship.

Canada’s men’s national team held its final training session in Oxnard, CA this morning before traveling to Los Angeles to officially begin its 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup trip. The team was greeted by its CONCACAF team liaison in Oxnard for the bus drive to Torrance, CA. Canada opens the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup in two days against Jamaica in the opening match on 3 July.



Canada will train one last time on 2 July, this time at The Home Depot Center where it will have a brief 45 minutes in the competition stadium. Canada returns to The Home Depot Center on Friday night to kick off the 2009 confederation championship.



Canada will make quite the road trip for the 2009 edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. After its 3 July match in Los Angeles, Canada will fly to Columbus, OH where it will meet El Salvador on 7 July. Canada then heads to Miami, FL to meet Costa Rica on 10 July in the final group match.



In the elimination phase, Canada could play the quarter final in either Philadelphia or Dallas. After the quarter-final stage, teams advance to Chicago for the semi-final (23 July) and then New York for the final (26 July).



All of Canada’s matches will be broadcast live on Rogers Sportsnet throughout the competition. GolTV, meanwhile, will broadcast all of the other matches in the competition. The opening Canada-Jamaica match will be broadcast at 17.00 PT / 20.00 ET on Sportsnet West and Sportsnet Ontario.

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