Canada qualifies for semi-final stage

Canada qualified for the semi-final stage of the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifier with an 8:0 victory over Guyana on Sunday 31 October. Canada has six points (nine goals scored, none conceded) after two matches, with its second-straight victory on Sunday night at the Estadio Beto Ávila in Cancún, Mexico. Canada is in first place in its group ahead of Mexico, who won 2:0 over Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday (Mexico has six points, nine goals scored, two goals conceded).

Canada qualified for the semi-final stage of the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifier with an 8:0 victory over Guyana on Sunday 31 October. Canada has six points (nine goals scored, none conceded) after two matches, with its second-straight victory on Sunday night at the Estadio Beto Ávila in Cancún, Mexico. Canada is in first place in its group ahead of Mexico, who won 2:0 over Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday (Mexico has six points, nine goals scored, two goals conceded).



For more information on Canada’s first match, please visit the Fixtures & Results section.



In the opposite group (Group B), USA and Costa Rica have also qualified for the semi-final stage by virtue of their back-to-back wins in the opening two matches. On Saturday, USA won 9:0 over Guatemala while Costa Rica won 3:0 over Haiti. First-place USA faces second-place Costa Rica in the final group match on Monday 1 November.



Canada, whose title sponsor is Winners and presenting sponsor is Teck, will play three matches in the group phase of the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifier. Its third and final match is Tuesday 2 November against host Mexico at the Estadio Beto Ávila. The semi-final stage is 5 November (at Estadio Beto Ávila) while the championship final is 8 November (next door at the Estadio Andrés Quintana Roo).



The FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011 runs 26 June to 17 July in nine German cities: Augsburg, Berlin, Bochum, Dresden, Frankfurt, Leverkusen, Mönchengladbach, Sinsheim, and Wolfsburg. Canada has qualified for each of the past four FIFA Women’s World Cups (Sweden 1995, USA 1999, USA 2003, China 2007) and hopes to make it five straight in early November. The top two teams from the CONCACAF championship will qualify for Germany 2011 while the third-place team will face Italy in a two-leg playoff for the final place.


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