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Canada Soccer – Matches to be held 4 June in Toronto and 7 June in Ottawa

Canada Soccer is now accepting media accreditation requests for the upcoming “Canada Soccer Road to Rio” Women’s National Team home friendly series against Brazil.

Canada Soccer will host two Women’s International Friendly matches against Rio 2016 Olympic host nation Brazil on Saturday 4 June in Toronto at BMO Field and Tuesday 7 June in Ottawa at TD Place.

To help us prepare our media operations, we ask that media submit their request before Monday 27 May 2016 to Please include the following information in your accreditation request: name, outlet, phone number, email address, function (print, web, television, radio), and venue for accreditation (Toronto and/or Ottawa). 

As part of Canada Soccer’s bid to step on the Olympic podium and see the maple leaf raised at consecutive Olympic Games, the two matches against Brazil will serve as important tests to get Canada ready for the tournament in August.

Toronto last hosted Canada’s Women’s National team in 2013 against the USA before a sold out crowd at BMO Field. Toronto hosted one Women’s National Team match against Brazil, back in 2008, which resulted in a one-all draw. 

Ottawa, an Official Host City for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, hosted nine matches including the USA v China quarterfinal, but did not host a Canada match. The June 7th match in Ottawa will be the first Women’s National Team appearance in Canada’s capital since 2003, when Canada beat Brazil 2:1 in front of 18,000 at the then Frank Clair Stadium.

Complete ticketing information is available at

Accreditation / Accréditation : 4 & 7 June/juin 2016


Your role as a media member / Indiquez votre titre médiatique :
____ (PRE) Written press / Journaliste de la presse
____ (PHO) Photographer / Photographe
____ (NRH) TV/Radio Reporter / Journaliste de télévision/radio
____ (NRH) TV Cameraman / Caméraman

Your venue / Votre site
____ 4 June at BMO Field in Toronto / 4 juin au BMO Field à Toronto
____ 7 June at TD Place in Ottawa / 7 juin à la Place TD à Ottawa

About Canada Soccer | À propos de Canada Soccer

Canada Soccer, in partnership with its membership and its partners, provides leadership in the pursuit of excellence in soccer, both at the national and international levels. Canada Soccer not only strives to lead Canada to victory, but also encourages Canadians to a life-long passion for soccer. For more details on Canada Soccer, visit the official website at

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Canada Soccer, en partenariat avec ses membres et ses partenaires, fournit un leadership dans la poursuite de l’excellence au soccer, tant à l’échelle nationale que sur la scène internationale. Canada Soccer s’efforce non seulement à mener le Canada à la victoire, mais elle encourage aussi les Canadiens à une passion à vie pour le soccer. Pour plus de détails concernant Canada Soccer et les horaires et résultats de ses équipes nationales, veuillez visiter le site Web officiel au

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