Championship to debut at BMO Field on Canada Day

Canada Day will mark the start of the second half of the inaugural Nutrilite Canadian Championship. It will also mark the championship’s debut at BMO Field, the Toronto, ON home of Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC. It will be the Vancouver Whitecaps flying into town to face Toronto FC.



Of note, the kickoff time for the 1 July bash at BMO Field has been pushed back to 16.00 ET. The match had originally been scheduled for 15.00 ET. The match will also be televised live, nationwide on CBC as well as CBCsports.ca.

Canada Day will mark the start of the second half of the inaugural Nutrilite Canadian Championship. It will also mark the championship’s debut at BMO Field, the Toronto, ON home of Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC. It will be the Vancouver Whitecaps flying into town to face Toronto FC.

Of note, the kickoff time for the 1 July bash at BMO Field has been pushed back to 16.00 ET. The match had originally been scheduled for 15.00 ET. The match will also be televised live, nationwide on CBC as well as CBCsports.ca.

There are just four weeks remaining in the Nutrilite Canadian Championship. The Whitecaps visit Toronto FC on 1 July, both sides match up again at Swangard Stadium in Vancouver on 9 July, and Toronto FC hosts the Impact de Montreal on 22 July.

The Impact are currently in first place with six points after three matches (2-0-1). Unbeaten Toronto FC is in second place with three points (1-0-0) while the Whitecaps are in last place with no points (0-0-2). The first-place team at the conclusion of the Nutrilite Canadian Championship will qualify for the inaugural 2008-09 season of CONCACAF Champions League.

The Nutrilite Canadian Championship runs 27 May to 22 July. The last three matches will take place in July: the Canada Day tilt between the Whitecaps at Toronto FC at BMO Field (1 July), the return match with Toronto FC visiting Vancouver (9 July), and the final match featuring the Impact at Toronto FC (22 July).

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