A preparatory game for the Canadian team
The Canadian men’s soccer team will face Guatemala on January 22 in preparation for qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup.
This training match will be held a few days before Canada’s official duels against the teams of Honduras (January 27 in San Pedro Sula), the United States (January 30 in Hamilton) and El Salvador (February 2 in San Pedro Sula). Salvador).
« The Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team looks forward to facing Guatemala in our important preparations for CONCACAF’s final qualifying round for the FIFA World Cup, » said Dr Nick Bontis , President of Canada Soccer, by press release, Tuesday.
The pre-season game will take place at the home of Major League Soccer (MLS) squad, Inter Miami CF, at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale.
Canada have played eight of their 14 matches leading up to the FIFA World Cup. The maple leaf is number 1 in the standings with a 4-0-4 record. The team had a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in November and a 2-1 win over Mexico at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.
However, for the future, with the outbreaks of COVID-19 and its variant Omicron in North America, Canada Soccer authorities will assess what best to keep everyone safe.