Canada to play CONCACAF Round 2 in Toronto

The Canadian Soccer Association has announced that Toronto will be the venue for Canada’s three home matches in CONCACAF Round 2 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Qualifiers. These three matches will take place at BMO Field from September to November, with information on ticket sales to be announced later this week.

The Canadian Soccer Association has announced that Toronto will be the venue for Canada’s three home matches in CONCACAF Round 2 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Qualifiers. These three matches will take place at BMO Field from September to November, with information on ticket sales to be announced later this week.



Canada’s three opponents for CONCACAF Round 2 are St. Kitts and Nevis, Puerto Rico and St. Lucia. All four teams will play each other twice in group play, once at home and once on the road. The group winner will advance to CONCACAF Round 3.



Canada’s three home dates are Friday 2 September against St. Lucia, Tuesday 11 October against Puerto Rico and Tuesday 15 November against St. Kitts and Nevis. The away dates are Tuesday 6 September against Puerto Rico, Friday 7 October against St. Lucia, and Friday 11 November against St. Kitts and Nevis.



Thirty-five nations from CONCACAF will participate in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Qualifiers. After five teams were eliminated in CONCACAF Round 1, there are 24 teams participating in CONCACAF Round 2 this fall. Six Round 2 group winners will then meet up with six more nations for CONCACAF Round 3, with the 12 teams separated into three groups. The top two teams from each Round 3 group will then advance to CONCACAF Round 4, a final group of six teams from which three teams will automatically qualify from Brazil 2014™ and a fourth team will advance to an intercontinental playoff against the champion from Oceania.



2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Qualifiers CONCACAF / Round 2

Friday 2 September : Canada v St. Lucia (Toronto, ON)

Tuesday 6 September : Puerto Rico v Canada

Friday 7 October : St. Lucia v Canada

Tuesday 11 October : Canada v Puerto Rico (Toronto, ON)

Friday 11 November : St. Kitts and Nevis v Canada

Tuesday 15 November : Canada v St. Kitts and Nevis (Toronto, ON)

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