Tickets on sale for #CanadaRED international soccer match in Toronto
Canada Soccer – Red, rouge, rosso, vermelho, rojo: no matter how you say it, Canadian supporters are asked to wear their #CanadaRED when Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team faces CONCACAF rivals Jamaica to close out the 2017 Summer of Soccer. The Men’s International Friendly match will give soccer fans a chance to show their Canadian pride when Canada returns to BMO Field in Toronto this Saturday 2 September.
Tickets to the 2 September match are now on sale starting as low as just $20 (plus applicable fees). All tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1.855.985.5000, or in person at the BMO Field Box Office. As the match will take place during the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), all match tickets include free admission to the CNE grounds on match day. The 2 September match kicks off at 19.00 ET with complete details at canadasoccer.com/tickets.
“I am extremely excited that Canada will be returning to Toronto to take on Jamaica this September,” said Tosaint Ricketts, who has made 55 international appearances with the Men’s National Team. “There is no better feeling than representing your country on home soil and it will be especially significant for me to wear the maple leaf for Canada as a member of TFC at BMO Field where we know that our fans will be the 12th man.”
All fans will again be able to take advantage of a ‘Me+3’ offer in select sections. By purchasing three tickets in Price Category 2, fans will receive the fourth one free. The ‘Me+3’ ticket packages can be purchased directly via Ticketmaster.ca.
Group discounts (10+ tickets) are available for this match, by organizing a group of 10 or more, fans are eligible to receive a discount of up to 30% off regular priced tickets. To submit a group ticket request, complete the group order form indicating the price point and quantity of tickets you are wishing to purchase here: Group Order Form. Ticket orders will be processed on a first come, first serve basis so organize your group, club, or team today.
BMO Field’s Premium Seats (Section 123) offer fans an enhanced match day experience featuring access to the state-of-the-art West Club lounge, where complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverage hospitality will be offered, and some of the best views in the venue from larger, comfortable seats. Premium Seats are available through Ticketmaster.ca.
Canadian Supporters have been allocated a number of dedicated sections in their usual home in the South stand at BMO Field. 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 Northeast corner of BMO Field. Fans wishing to sit in these sections should select “Jamaican supporters” from the drop-down menu on the Ticketmaster event page.
For complete ticket and match information, visit canadasoccer.com/tickets.
CONCACAF GOLD CUP
The 2 September match will be Canada’s first international match following this summer’s CONCACAF Gold Cup. Canada kick off the biennial competition this 7 July in Harrison, NJ against French Guiana, with ensuing group matches on 11 July in Houston, TX against Costa Rica and 14 July in Frisco, TX against Honduras.
Taking place every two years, the CONCACAF Gold Cup is the official national team championship of North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Drawing large crowds and millions of television viewers from across the region, the Gold Cup is a celebration of soccer, sportsmanship, and culture.
Canada are two-time CONCACAF champions, having won the CONCACAF Championship in 1985 and the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2000. Since the first edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 1991, Canada’s best finishes are first place in 2000 and semi-final finishes in 2002 and 2007. All time, Canada have posted a record of 15 wins, 11 draws, and 15 losses in 41 matches.
CANADA SOCCER HALL OF FAME
Ahead of the 2 September match, Canada Soccer will officially honour Paul Stalteri as a member of the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame. The CONCACAF champion and former Men’s National Team captain will be celebrated as part of the pre-match festivities at BMO Field.
Stalteri has been inducted as a player as part of the Class of 2017 (alongside Amy Walsh who will be celebrated on 11 June before a Women’s National Team match in Toronto). A CONCACAF champion in 2000, the two-time Canadian Player of the Year represented Canada at the FIFA Confederations Cup Korea/Japan 2001. He won both a Bundesliga title and a German Cup (DPF-Pokal) with Werder Breman in 2004.
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