Canada to open camp in Alliston

Canada’s national team begins its arrival today in Alliston, ON in advance of next week’s Men’s International Friendly match at BMO Field in Toronto. Canada will face Ecuador on Wednesday 1 June in a send-off match before the start of the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The Canada-Ecuador match kicks off at 19.00 ET.

Canada’s national team begins its arrival today in Alliston, ON in advance of next week’s Men’s International Friendly match at BMO Field in Toronto. Canada will face Ecuador on Wednesday 1 June in a send-off match before the start of the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The Canada-Ecuador match kicks off at 19.00 ET.



Tickets to the Canada match are available through Ticketmaster at 1.855.985.5000 or ticketmaster.ca. There is a range of ticket price options available for the 1 June match with prices starting as low as $20. Group tickets are available through the Ontario Soccer Association (tickets@soccer.on.ca). For group tickets in the Canadian supporters section contact voyageurstickets@gmail.com.



Coach Stephen Hart has selected 23 players for the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, with 20 players expected to travel beginning 5 July to Detroit. Canada’s opening match of the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup is 7 June at Ford Field in Detroit, MI. Canada’s three group opponents are USA (7 June), Guadeloupe (11 June in Tampa) and Panama (14 June in Kansas City).



Only part of the Canadian roster will arrive in Alliston this week, as some players complete or continue their season with their professional clubs in North America and Europe. The remaining players are expected to arrive in Toronto over the weekend as the team shifts from Alliston to Toronto on Sunday. Canada should then have its full team for training on Monday 30 May.

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