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John Herdmanconfident about World Cup qualification under new format

John Herdmanconfident about World Cup qualification under new format

  Canada manager John Herdman says that he is quite confident about his team qualifying for the World Cup 2022. Even though the chances of qualification have improved a lot after the coronavirus pandemic, things are still in the balance and it could change in the coming weeks. The focus is on the World Cup 2026 for Canada, but even World Cup 2022 is now a possibility for the national team. The CONCACAF World Cup qualification plans have been delayed…

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Vanhaezebrouck says Jonathan David is the best player in the country

Vanhaezebrouck says Jonathan David is the best player in the country

Former Genk manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck has said that Jonathan David is the best striker in the Jupiler League at the moment. The Canada international currently plays for Belgian side Gent where he has had a fascinating season with 23 goals and 10 assists from 41 appearances. As a result, he has caught the eye of several European clubs including Tottenham Hotspur and Vanhaezebrouck believes the striker should command a big transfer fee during the summer. Speaking to Walfoot, Vanhaezebrouck described…

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ARSENAL RECEIVED MEGA DEAL FOR OZIL

ARSENAL RECEIVED MEGA DEAL FOR OZIL

Arsenal football club received a permanent offer for star midfielder, Mesut Ozil, from an unknown Qatari based club, but head coach Mikel Arteta stopped the deal from happening. Reports suggest that the German could have left the gunners for the middle East if not for the intervention of their manager. Arsenal brought in 2 additions in the winter market, Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares. But they could have seen one of their biggest stars leave the Emirates stadium.

BACKLASH FROM FANS RAIN ON SCOTT ARFIELD

BACKLASH FROM FANS RAIN ON SCOTT ARFIELD

Blames are not for national captains. That’s what coaches are for. Someone to bear the shit and insults when things go south and stand in the shadows, watching the club owners take the glory when things go north. When Canada international Scott Arfield got home after Ranger’s Europa League loss to Young Boys, the old man must be wondering at what point it all went wrong.

Sinclair Looks Forward to Leading Canada in 2020 Olympics

Sinclair Looks Forward to Leading Canada in 2020 Olympics

The pain from the disappointment of the World Cup of Canada has been replaced by the charm of Christine Sinclair. She has said that time has healed the pain of the disheartening loss of Canada in the quarter-final of World Cup 1-0 on the 24th of June in Paris. The focus of the veteran team captain is to lead the team into the Tokyo Games of 2020 and to win the 3rd successive Olympic Medal. Canada had secured the bronze medals…

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Canada is to be Led by Sinclair in Her Fifth World Cup

Canada is to be Led by Sinclair in Her Fifth World Cup

Canada’s women’s football team will be led by Christine Sinclair in the fifth women’s World Cup to be held in France. This will also give her the opportunity to claim the all-time scoring record in her career on the sport’s biggest stage. Christine Sinclair only requires four more goals to break the record of retired U.S. forward Abby Wambach. Christine Sinclair has been a prominent football player of the Canadian women’s football team for over twenty years now. Her expertise…

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TORONTO FC GETS A NEW KING

TORONTO FC GETS A NEW KING

The departure of Sebastian Giovinco in the offseason felt like the end of an era for Toronto FC as the Italian had dominated the league during his time at the club. the signing of Alejandro Pozuelo looked like a good signing of a player in his prime playing for one of the good teams in the Belgium league. However, no one could write the script of what would happen on his debut. Before the game, there was a sense of…

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NIKE UNVEILS KITS FOR AHEAD OF THE 2019 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

NIKE UNVEILS KITS FOR AHEAD OF THE 2019 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

Sportswear giants Nike Inc unveiled the kits of the 14 national teams that it sponsors ahead of the Women’s World Cup to be held in France later in the year. The unveiling of the kits was performed in an event in France capital Paris and featured 28 of the top women’s footballers from the 14 countries. Nigeria, Brazilia, New Zealand, Norway, The US, Australia, Canada, England, France, China, South Africa, Chile, Netherland and South Korea complete the 14 teams that…

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CANADIAN PREMIER LEAGUE UNDERWAY

CANADIAN PREMIER LEAGUE UNDERWAY

The long awaited new season of the Canadian Premier League is finally here after it was announced that the competition will be kicking off on April 27 in Hamilton and the fans are so excited at the news. April 27, that is the day the inaugural edition of the Canadian Premier League will kick off and it is a day that will live long in the minds of Canadians.