CBC celebrates Soccer Day in Canada

Canada’s soccer community celebrates CBC’s Soccer Day in Canada this Saturday 20 June. The third annual event is aired live from four different locations across Canada – Bowmanville, ON, Stratford, PE, Medicine Hat, AB and Vancouver, BC.
The show airs from 12.00-18.00 ET (09.00-15.00 PT) and includes two live matches during the broadcast: the Impact de Montréal vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC match from Montréal (Stade Saputo) and the Spain vs. South Africa international match from the FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009.

Canada’s soccer community celebrates CBC’s Soccer Day in Canada this Saturday 20 June. The third annual event is aired live from four different locations across Canada – Bowmanville, ON, Stratford, PE, Medicine Hat, AB and Vancouver, BC.
The show airs from 12.00-18.00 ET (09.00-15.00 PT) and includes two live matches during the broadcast: the Impact de Montréal vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC match from Montréal (Stade Saputo) and the Spain vs. South Africa international match from the FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009.
Host Scott Russell is positioned live in Bowmanville while Kevin Gallant is live in Stratford, PE (PEI Indoor Soccer Complex), Doug Dirks is live in Medicine Hat, AB (16th Annual Father’s Day Tournament) and Karin Larsen is live in Vancouver, BC (4th Annual More Sports World Soccer Jam).
Canada’s Kara Lang, Clare Rustad, Jaime Peters and Chris Pozniak are live on location in Bouwmanville, ON.
Additional features can be viewed at the offical CBC Soccer Day in Canada website – www.CBC.ca/sports/soccer/soccerday09. Fans can also bid on memorabilia in the CBC Soccer Day in Canada auction.

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