Hamilton Game Moved To Montreal

Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Soccer Association today announced its scheduled women’s international against England in Hamilton, Ontario on May 19 has been moved to Montreal. The Football Association contacted the CSA over concerns associated with SARS and requested the change of venue.



“We regret that we have had to move the game from Hamilton but the FA were adamant about not traveling to Toronto and requested the change. While the CSA was willing to host a game in Hamilton and strenuously argued the situation in the Toronto area is under control, we regretfully had to accept the decision taken by the FA,” said CSA Chief Operating Officer Kevan Pipe.

Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Soccer Association today announced its scheduled women’s international against England in Hamilton, Ontario on May 19 has been moved to Montreal. The Football Association contacted the CSA over concerns associated with SARS and requested the change of venue.



“We regret that we have had to move the game from Hamilton but the FA were adamant about not traveling to Toronto and requested the change. While the CSA was willing to host a game in Hamilton and strenuously argued the situation in the Toronto area is under control, we regretfully had to accept the decision taken by the FA,” said CSA Chief Operating Officer Kevan Pipe.



The game will now be played at Montreal’s Centre Claude Robillard on Monday, May 19, at 7:00 p.m.. The second game of the series will be played at Ottawa’s Frank Clair Stadium at 7:00 p.m. as scheduled.



Those who have purchased tickets for the Hamilton game will be given a full refund.

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