This Day in Football from 30 January to 5 February

The history of Canada’s national teams.

Photo (Canada Soccer Archives): Bruce Wilson was the first Canadian to make 50 appearances at the international “A” level.


THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 30 January 2008
Canada wins 1:0 over Martinique in an away Men’s International Friendly match in Fort-de-France. Dwayne De Rosario scores the lone goal while Pat Onstad posts the clean sheet.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 2 February 1986
Bruce Wilson becomes the first player to make his 50th appearance for Canada in a 1:3 loss to Uruguay. Wilson reaches the milestone in a Men’s International Friendly match played in Miami, FL.

THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 2 February 2002
Canada finishes third at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup following a 2:1 win over Korea Republic. Dwayne De Rosario scores his first goal for Canada, the game’s winning goal in the 35th minute.

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