One of the all-time most successful incarnations of the Canadian men’s national team is being recognized with a spot in Canada’s Soccer Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame announced its 2014 induction class on Tuesday, and among the honorees was the team that shocked the soccer world by winning the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
The team advanced out of the group stage thanks to a coin-flip tiebreaker, then upset Mexico in the quarterfinals, with defender Richard Hastings scoring the winner in golden-goal extra time.
STANFORD, Calif. – Here's something that will shock you: Belize, Cuba and Costa Rica are not as good as Ghana, Portugal and Germany.
And hosting one regional stalwart and two regional minnows in seven days is probably not as challenging as taking on three global powerhouses at a World Cup held in Brazil.
Could the CONCACAF Gold Cup be headed off of US soil?
It certainly appears that way after comments made by Jeffrey Webb on Friday in Mexico, where the CONCACAF president told media that he’s interested in spreading the biennial tournament around the region.
The Union of Central American Football said Tuesday that the Copa Centroamericana – the championship of Central American national teams and a qualifying tournament for the CONCACAF Gold Cup – will be held in the United States during FIFA’s international window in September.
A pesar de no participar en la competición y de no hacer parte de la Unión Centroamericana de Fútbol, Estados Unidos será la sede de la Copa Centroamericana.
The Copa Centroamericana – the championship of Central American national teams and a qualifying tournament for the CONCACAF Gold Cup – could be held in the United States in fall 2014 or January 2015, according to FutbolMLS.com and reports from Prensa Libre in Guatemala and Prensa Grafi
La sede y fecha para la próxima edición de la Copa Centroamericana antes conocida como la Copa UNCAF, se definirá el miércoles en una junta en El Salvador.
Los dirigentes de las siete federaciones de los países centroamericanos al parecer tienen dos opciones en la mesa, una apunta hacia Estados Unidos y la otra hacia El Salvador.
In a long, difficult, dispiriting year for the Canadian men’s national team, fans north of the border might feel hard-pressed to find a good-news story coming out of 2013.
But for Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani, when it comes to naming a player that stood out for the right reasons this year, the choice is easy:
“Will Johnson, for both club and country,” Montagliani told MLSsoccer.com in a recent interview.