“It’s been an emotional week:” CanMNT prepare for Curacao as labour negotiations continue

VANCOUVER, BC –  Atiba Hutchinson, usually one of the friendliest players on the Canadian men’s national team, walked onto the field without a gaze at his surroundings. While players donned smiles and jeered throughout the Matchday-1 training session, tension hung at BC Place.  The Canadian Men’s National Team returned to training on Monday after boycotting three training sessions and a Sunday international friendly against Panama. … Continue reading “It’s been an emotional week:” CanMNT prepare for Curacao as labour negotiations continue

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Analyzing the CanMNT’s 2022 World Cup group stage opponents, Belgium, Croatia and Morocco

The CanMNT officially found out their opponents for the 2022 World Cup on Friday thanks to the World Cup draw. Here is our analysis of that draw. Not only do they have a ticket there, but they have dates and 3 opponents now.  Because of that, it feels like the CanMNT can really officially start planning their journey to the 2022 men’s World Cup now, … Continue reading Analyzing the CanMNT’s 2022 World Cup group stage opponents, Belgium, Croatia and Morocco

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“It’s been a hell of a journey”: World Cup-bound CanMNT finishes atop Octo standings despite 1-0 loss to Panama

The CanMNT took on Panama on Wednesday, closing out the ‘Octagonal’, the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, in the process. Here’s our match report from that one.  Having already celebrated a big achievement, they just didn’t have enough left in the tank to end on a high note.  At the same time, while they didn’t get the result that they so badly craved … Continue reading “It’s been a hell of a journey”: World Cup-bound CanMNT finishes atop Octo standings despite 1-0 loss to Panama

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“We’re finishing strong”: Despite early World Cup qualification, the CanMNT looking to finish Octo on high note vs Panama

Fresh off of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, the CanMNT takes on Panama in the final game of the ‘Octagonal’ on Wednesday. Here is our preview ahead of that one.  The party might’ve already happened, but the job isn’t fully done yet.  Of course, the CanMNT had every reason to want to celebrate these past two days, as they continued to soak in the … Continue reading “We’re finishing strong”: Despite early World Cup qualification, the CanMNT looking to finish Octo on high note vs Panama

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“It’s a dream come true”: The CanMNT books spot at 2022 World Cup in style with 4-0 win over Jamaica at BMO Field

The CanMNT accomplished a dream 36 years in the making on Sunday – book a spot at the World Cup, something that they achieved with a 4-0 win over Jamaica at BMO Field. Here’s our match report from that one.  It almost feels surreal.  Yet, it happened. Somehow, someway, the CanMNT are going to play in the 2022 FIFA men’s World Cup in Qatar later … Continue reading “It’s a dream come true”: The CanMNT books spot at 2022 World Cup in style with 4-0 win over Jamaica at BMO Field

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“We’re going to win”: The CanMNT more than ready to clinch long-awaited return to men’s World Cup in style at BMO Field on Sunday

The CanMNT is getting set to take on Jamaica in a crucial home CONCACAF World Cup qualifier on Sunday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  It’s all set up perfectly for them here.   A chance to qualify for the 2022 Men’s World Cup, at home against Jamaica, in front of a rocking sold-out crowd on Sunday – it doesn’t get much better than that … Continue reading “We’re going to win”: The CanMNT more than ready to clinch long-awaited return to men’s World Cup in style at BMO Field on Sunday

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“We just have to go home now and handle business”: World Cup berth put on hold for the CanMNT for now after intense 1-0 loss to Costa Rica

The CanMNT took on Costa Rica in CONCACAF World Cup qualification in San Jose on Thursday. Here’s our match report from that one.  They huffed, and puffed, but they just couldn’t blow the house down.  And with that, they had to delay their planned celebrations for another few days.  Facing off against a Costa Rican time fighting for their World Cup lives on Thursday, the … Continue reading “We just have to go home now and handle business”: World Cup berth put on hold for the CanMNT for now after intense 1-0 loss to Costa Rica