Canada to host Iran for guys’s football pleasant in Vancouver in June
Canadians may also face Curacao, Honduras in the course of global window
Canada will host Iran in a guys’s football pleasant on June 5 in Vancouver.
The suit is a part of a two-game homestand at B.C. location Stadium. The Canadian guys will open CONCACAF countries League A play there against Curacao on June nine before final out the FIFA worldwide window with every other CONCACAF international locations League game in opposition to Honduras in San Pedro Sula on June 13.
Canada, ranked 38th in the global, and No. 21 Iran are each making ready for the FIFA world Cup in Qatar this November.
Canada will play in institution F along Belgium, Croatia and Morocco at the same time as Iran is in group B with England, the U.S. and a ecu playoff winner still to be decided.
The Vancouver suits are the primary for Canada on domestic soil given that qualifying for the sector Cup in a 4-zero win over Jamaica at Toronto’s BMO subject on March 27. It additionally marks the Canadian men’s first visit to B.C. location considering the fact that March 2019 once they beat French Guiana four-1 in CONCACAF nations League qualifying.
The Canadians crowned the final spherical of CONCACAF qualifying with an 8-2-four record. Their remaining game become a 1-0 loss in Panama on March 30.
Canada has a 1-2-zero all-time record in opposition to Iran, winning the most recent come upon 1-zero in April 2001 in Cairo. Iran published 1-0 wins in 1997 and 1999 video games in Toronto and Edmonton, respectively.
1 of few world Cup warmups
The Iran fixture is one of the few global Cup warmups for John Herdman’s crew in advance of Qatar. Herdman has said he will appearance to take the team to Europe within the fall to play numerous extra fits to put together for Qatar.
The Canadian men have played just two non-CONCACAF groups when you consider that Herdman took over in January 2018 — a 1-0 loss to Iceland in January 2020 and a 1-0 win over New Zealand in March 2018 in Herdman’s first sport at the helm.
Herdman’s document with the Canadian guys is 29-eight-four with the only losses to the U.S. (twice), Mexico (two times), Haiti, Iceland, Costa Rica and Panama.
Canada opens international Cup play Nov. 23 against No. 2 Belgium before facing No. 16 Croatia on Nov. 27 and No. 24 Morocco on Dec. 1.