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CANADA SOCCER OFFICIAL MAKES FINAL TOUR STOP

CANADA SOCCER OFFICIAL MAKES FINAL TOUR STOP

Canada soccer official Peter Montopoli has just one more visit to make as he promotes the joint North America World Cup bid. Montopoli is headed to Gibraltar to continue garnering support for the combined Canadian, Mexican and US joint bid for the FIFA 2026 World Cup. The joint effort is leaving no stone unturned in its bid to outdo Morocco, its rival in the process. Both sides have the capacity to ensure a hitch free World Cup after Qatar 2022….

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Malouda: Drogba Was Always Lippy

Malouda: Drogba Was Always Lippy

Florent Malouda says Didier Drogba was just a lippy unknown when he first shared a dressing room with him. Drogba, despite a recent loan spell, has become one of the most feared strikers in the world. But winger Malouda reveals that, when they first met in French football, he upset their team-mates with his bossy attitude. “Didier arrived at Guingamp during the winter transfer market,” said Malouda. “We had a bit of a crisis and had to sign a player…

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HERDMAN TAKES OVER CANADA’S MEN’S SOCCER TEAM

HERDMAN TAKES OVER CANADA’S MEN’S SOCCER TEAM

Former coach of the Canadian women program John Herdman is set to take over the men’s program. He was named the replacement following the sack of Octavio Zambrano last March. His formal title is national team head coach and men’s excel director. The shock announcement came on Monday, with the Canadian Soccer Association chief Steve Reed claiming it was “an organizational decision.” Fans reacted as expected, wishing Herdman well but expressing their shock and disappointment in such a move.

CANADA FRIENDLY AGAINST EL SALVADOR

CANADA FRIENDLY AGAINST EL SALVADOR

Canada soccer team will be playing a friendly game against El Salvador that will be hosted in Houston later this month. The Canadian Soccer Federation has stated that a part of the proceeds of the match will be donated to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. At the same time, this will allow the Canada team to get some practice and evaluate themselves. Canada has won their last competitive game 2-0 against Jamaica and will want to test themselves against another quarter-finalist…

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Octavio Zambrano´s debut has been an impressive one

Octavio Zambrano´s debut has been an impressive one

On March of 2017, the Ecuadorian born manager Octavio Zambrano was officially unveiled as the new manager of the Canadian national Soccer team as he replaced the interim coach of that time Michael Findlay.   ¨I would like to thank Canada Soccer for this incredible opportunity to lead the Men’s National Team Program and align the strong and deep talent pool that exists from coast to coast¨   ¨My passion is the development of young athletes and I view football…

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JAMAICA DEFEAT CANADA IN GOLD CUP CLASH

JAMAICA DEFEAT CANADA IN GOLD CUP CLASH

Jamaica defeated Canada in a Gold Cup clash quarter final in Phoenix with Andre Blake enjoying an excellent game. The thrilling encounter ended 2-1 with the Jamaicans through to the last four of the tournament. The Reggae Boyz started the game on a good note when Shaun Francis latched onto a cross from Darren Mattocks to score in the opening minutes of the clash. The Canadian soccer side could have equalized in the tenth minute through a set piece but…

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Canada’s Soccer Suffering since Decades

Canada’s Soccer Suffering since Decades

Canada has been without any professional soccer League for the last two and a half decades. The last time when a professional league had taken place in Canada was in the year 1992 after which the local association stopped organising it because of some reason and it’s needless to say that the soccer has suffered in the region since then because of that and the decision making authorities in Canadian soccer have probably realised it as they have decided to…

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Is this a new start for the Canadian national side?

Is this a new start for the Canadian national side?

The Canadian national football team is a squad that is significantly struggling and it has become evident as they are ranked at the 117th by the FIFA standings which is one of their lowest placing’s ever. This is not a recent thing either as the Canadian national side has historically struggled trying to even qualify for the big tournaments in the world of football including the FIFA World Cup and the FIFA Confederations Cup. When it comes to competing in…

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US, CANADA AND MEXICO WANT TO HOST WORLD CUP 2026

US, CANADA AND MEXICO WANT TO HOST WORLD CUP 2026

The United States could partner with Canada and Mexico to host the World Cup in 2026, according to reports. Canada soccer leaders are hoping to partner with their Mexican counterparts while the United States would be the lead host of the tournament – which would be the biggest ever following the decision of FIFA to expand the participating teams to 48. It is also going to be the first time three countries would host a World Cup. Victor Montagliani, the…

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