Canada to play in Cyprus this May

Canada’s men’s national team has announced that it will play an international friendly match against Cyprus this 30 May 2008. The match, which will take place in Cyprus, will be an important part of Canada’s preparations for the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup which takes place this summer. This will be the second international meeting between Canada and Cyprus. Canada played to a 0:0 draw with Cyprus on 30 October 1984. Further details on the 2009 match and the Canadian team will be announced in the coming months.

Canada’s men’s national team has announced that it will play an international friendly match against Cyprus this 30 May 2009. The match, which will take place in Cyprus, will be an important part of Canada’s preparations for the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup which takes place this summer.

This will be the second international meeting between Canada and Cyprus. Canada played to a 0:0 draw with Cyprus on 30 October 1984. Further details on the 2009 match and the Canadian team will be announced in the coming months.

The full schedule for this summer’s 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup has yet to be announced. Twelve teams will participate in the tournament, including Canada who won the confederation championship in 2000. At the most recent CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2007, Canada reached the semi-final round before falling 1:2 to USA. Canada’s Julian de Guzman won the tournament’s Most Valuable Player award while de Guzman, Richard Hastings and Paul Stalteri were all named All Stars.

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