Canada MNT returns to Vancouver on Road to Russia

Tuesday 6 September in Vancouver.

Canada Soccer’s road to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will continue in Vancouver, British Columbia this 6 September 2016, with the final match of the CONCACAF semi-final round to be played at BC Place. Canada will face El Salvador in the crucial qualification match that can extend Canada’s journey into CONCACAF’s final round of FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers.

With Mexico already advanced after four (out of six) group matches, the last two matches in September will decide whether Canada, El Salvador, or Honduras advances to the CONCACAF Final, otherwise known as “the Hex.”

“The home support and sea of #CanadaRED will be very important in our final home match of our group in September,” said Victor Montagliani, Canada Soccer President. “We expect that the 12th man will make all the difference for us to continue our journey on the Road to Russia.

Canada faces Honduras away on Friday 2 September in San Pedro Sula and then El Salvador at home on Tuesday 6 September. Canada (four points, -4 goal difference), Honduras (four points, -1 goal difference), and El Salvador (two points, -5 goal difference) all trail Mexico in the group standings (12 points and +10).

“Playing the last match at home has to be one of the most important motivations for our players,” said Benito Floro, Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team Head Coach. “Playing this match at home will be an advantage because we can have big support from our fans. We were really impressed how our supporters helped fill the stadium in March. “

Tickets to the upcoming 6 September match in Vancouver will officially go on sale this 26 April with a special pre-sale window kicking off on 19 April. Tickets are on sale via CanadaSoccer.com/Tickets.

Both the away 2 September and home 6 September matches will be broadcast on TSN.

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SUPPORT #CANADARED, BE CANADA’S 12th MAN

Tickets to the crucial Canada – El Salvador match will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, 26 April at 10:00 PT via Ticketmaster.ca. Fans wishing to receive access to a special presale window can do so by signing-up for Canada Soccer’s newsletter at canadasoccer.com/subscription.php?act=subscribe.

To help build a sea of #CanadaRED supporters, tickets to the match start as low as $25 (plus applicable fees). In addition, a special ‘Me+3’ offer will be available for this match. When purchasing three full price tickets in select sections, fans will receive the fourth one free. This offer is available via Ticketmaster.ca by selecting the ‘Me+3’ offer.

Group discounts will be offered, with groups of 10 or more eligible to receive discounts of up to 30% off regularly priced sections. Group ticket requests will be accepted as of Tuesday 19 April and will be processed on a first come, first served basis, for complete information visit the group ticket section on CanadaSoccer.com/Tickets.

BC Place Club Seats offer fans a premium match day experience featuring exclusive entrances, in-seat service, larger comfortable seats, exclusive club lounges with a full-service private bar and heightened food offerings, all from some of the best views in the venue. Fans purchasing club seats will receive a complimentary Canada Soccer scarf (a retail value of $30) upon arrival to their seats on match day.

Canadian Supporters have been allocated a number of dedicated sections in the west end of BC Place. Fans wishing to sit in the Canadian supporter sections are encouraged to visit the Voyageurs website for more information and to purchase tickets through thevoyageurs.org. Please note that persistent standing will be permitted in these sections.

Visiting supporters will be located in the northwest corner of BC Place. Fans wishing to sit in these sections should select “El Salvador supporters” from the drop-down menu on the Ticketmaster event page.

Complete ticket information can be found at CanadaSoccer.com/Tickets.

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