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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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“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 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

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“This team is fearless”: The CanMNT puts 1 foot in 2022 World Cup with key 2-0 win over El Salvador to cap off dream January window

The CanMNT wrapped up a World Cup qualifying window to remember with a 2-0 win over El Salvador on Wednesday. Here’s what stood out to us in that one.  It’s starting to smell like Qatar.  They might not have been able to mathematically clinch their spot in the 2022 World Cup on Wednesday, but the CanMNT aren’t that far off being able to do so … Continue reading “This team is fearless”: The CanMNT puts 1 foot in 2022 World Cup with key 2-0 win over El Salvador to cap off dream January window

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“We want the world to respect Canada”: The CanMNT keeps the good times rolling with a statement victory over the USMNT to continue remarkable World Cup qualifying story

The CanMNT took on the USMNT in a crucial World Cup qualifying match on Sunday, and they came out on top in a battle of two long-time rivals, picking up a massive 2-0 win. Here’s what stood out from that one.  In a battle of best-on-best, they found a way to stand the tallest.  Yet, it was just another important victory in a long line … Continue reading “We want the world to respect Canada”: The CanMNT keeps the good times rolling with a statement victory over the USMNT to continue remarkable World Cup qualifying story

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“It’s a special story that’s unfolding here”: CanMNT continues push towards 2022 World Cup with massive away win over Honduras, one 37 years in the making

The CanMNT continued their hot run of form in the ‘Octagonal’, the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, on Thursday, as they picked up a massive 2-0 win over Honduras to cement their spot atop the Octo standings. Here’s what stood out to us from that one.  Heading into a familiar house of horrors, many wondered if they’d sink or swim.  On paper, the … Continue reading “It’s a special story that’s unfolding here”: CanMNT continues push towards 2022 World Cup with massive away win over Honduras, one 37 years in the making

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“It was electric”: The CanMNT picks up 1-0 win over Costa Rica in front of a rowdy Edmonton crowd to boost World Cup hopes at halfway mark of the Octo

Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team took on Costa Rica in a massive CONCACAF World Cup qualifier in Edmonton on Friday. Here’s what stood out from that one, a big 1-0 Canadian win, one where they took a big step towards potentially qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.  It’s the kind of win that goes such a long way towards one’s World Cup hopes.  As far … Continue reading “It was electric”: The CanMNT picks up 1-0 win over Costa Rica in front of a rowdy Edmonton crowd to boost World Cup hopes at halfway mark of the Octo